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NOV 19, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Photos Of Toilets Around The World Prove That Proper Sanitation Provides Equality, Dignity And Safety

Your toilet probably isn’t the piece of furniture you proudly show off to guests, but it should be. Wednesday marks World Toilet Day, the advocacy event that raises awareness for the 2.5 billion people who don’t have access to basic sanitation and the ways in which this issue particularly endangers women and girls. Defecating in the open can lead to ...

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NOV 19, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Providing Toilets And Clean Water Access Is All Talk And No Action In Some Poor Areas

There have been significant improvements worldwide in terms of making basic water and sanitation access available, a new report found on World Toilet Day. But large gaps in funding continue to slow progress, and rural communities in the developing world are bearing the brunt of the consequences. The UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water, or GLAAS 2014, ...

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20 HOURS AGO - MedicineNet

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Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show

Title: Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans ShowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

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23 HOURS AGO - BBC

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Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research suggests.

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8 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Drug spending tops $1 trillion on hepatitis C, cancer therapies: study

By Caroline Humer (Reuters) - Global pharmaceutical spending will break the trillion dollar mark in 2014, driven by high prices in the United States for novel treatments such as Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi for hepatitis C and new cancer drugs, according to a study released on Thursday. Total spending on drugs will hit $1.06 trillion, an increase of 7 percent ...

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10 HOURS AGO - WebMD

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Costly Hepatitis C Treatments Help Drive 12 Percent Drug Spending Jump

Increases are expected to moderate as more brand-name drug patents expire and the impact of the liver disease treatments lessens.

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4 HOURS AGO - Seattle Times

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FDA approves new, hard-to-abuse hydrocodone pill

Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards.

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7 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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FDA approves Purdue's painkiller that can reduce abuse

By Toni Clarke (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a long-acting narcotic painkiller with abuse-resistant properties made by Purdue Pharma L.P., the agency said on Thursday. The FDA approved the once-daily drug, Hysingla ER, with the expectation that it will reduce, though not necessarily prevent, abuse through snorting or injecting. It is the second extended-release "pure" ...

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NOV 19, 2014 - Washington Times

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Foundation sells $3.3B in Vertex drug royalties

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation says it has sold royalty rights worth $3.3 billion for innovative drugs it helped develop with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. The drug rights were acquired by Royalty Pharma, which owns royalty rights to 40 pharmaceutical medicines. The foundation plans to ...

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NOV 19, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Royalty Pharma buys royalties on Vertex Pharma drugs for $3.3 billion

(Reuters) - Pharmaceutical investment firm Royalty Pharma said it would buy royalties on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's cystic fibrosis treatments from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for $3.3 billion in cash. Vertex's cystic fibrosis drug, Kalydeco, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in January 2012. Vertex co-developed the drug with an affiliate of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The foundation plans ...

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