Here’s how to check whether your blood pressure meds are recalled over possible cancer risk

Numerous blood pressure medications in recent months have been recalled over concerns of possibly carcinogenic ingredients, leaving some consumers wondering how to tell whether their medicines are safe. Since July, dozens of the medications have been recalled because of trace amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) or N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) in the products, according to the Food and Drug Administration. NDMA and NDEA are probable carcinogens, and the FDA has […]

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A lot of New Year’s resolutions will likely collapse Thursday. Here’s how you can avoid it

It may be only a matter of time before your New Year’s resolution fails, but that time could come sooner than you think – like Thursday. It seems Jan. 17 is D-Day for New Year’s resolutions – the day most people give up on good intentions and fall back into old habits. Strava, a social network for athletes that tracks runs and bike rides, […]

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5 Top Gainers In Healthcare Sector (ATOS, AZRX, NSTG…)

The following are some of today’s top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector. 1. Atossa Genetics Inc. (ATOS) Gained 30.08% to close Wednesday’s (Jan.9) trading at $1.60. News: The Company announced successful completion and final results from its phase I dose-escalation study of topical Endoxifen in healthy male subjects. The topical Endoxifen is being developed to treat or prevent several health […]

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Michigan State president could be removed after saying assault victims are ‘enjoying’ the spotlight

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees will seek to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn’t resign amid criticism of comments he has made about victims of imprisoned ex-sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar, a trustee said Wednesday. Brian Mosallam told The Associated Press that the “the votes are there” to force Engler out at a special […]

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Sears employees upset over Lampert’s bid win

Sears gets a lifeline out of bankruptcy; Big Mac’s big loss in Europe Fox Business Briefs: American retail icon Sears gets another chance at life after the company’s chairman and largest shareholder reportedly won a bankruptcy auction; McDonald’s loses ‘Big Mac’ trademark battle to Irish fast food chain Supermac’s after European Union judge ruled against the American mega-corporation. Sears Chairman […]

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Sears Survives: Here Are Its 8 Largest Competitors

An eleventh-hour bid of around $5.2 billion from Eddie Lampert, the company’s former CEO, rescued Sears Holdings from a liquidation sale in the venerable retailer’s bankruptcy case. The bid must still be approved by the bankruptcy court, and not all the company’s creditors are satisfied with anything other than liquidation. Since the end of 2017, Sears has reduced its store […]

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Young American has the biggest win of his life at the Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Frances Tiafoe rolled up his white shirt’s right sleeve, flexed his biceps and slapped the muscle five times. Then he pounded his chest and yelled, “Yeah! Let’s go! Let’s go! Come on!” Forgive the young American’s exuberance. This was, after all, the biggest victory of his nascent career. Down a set and 3-0 in the second, […]

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Stocks Close Higher After Fed Minutes Confirm Patient Approach – U.S. Commentary

Stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Wednesday but largely maintained a positive bias on the day. With the upward move, the major averages closed higher for the fourth consecutive session. The major averages ended the day firmly in positive territory but off their highs of the session. The Dow climbed 91.67 points or 0.4 percent to […]

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Imagine Impact 2 Launches Second Mentoring Program; Application Process Underway

EXCLUSIVE: Imagine Impact is launching its second mentoring program. The program launched last year, to find new writer voices and give them a seat at the table, pairing them with a veteran mentor and giving them a paid eight-week creative boot camp to develop saleable screenplays, teleplays and presentations that were pitched to buyers across town late last year at […]

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As China’s Economy Slows, Why the World Should Care: QuickTake

China is facing its most difficult economic environment in years. The world’s second-biggest economy is in a trade standoff with the biggest — the U.S. — and under pressure from President Xi Jinping’s “critical battles” to reduce China’s massive debt pile and clean up toxic air pollution. Economists forecast 6.2 percent growth this year, more than twice the global rate. […]

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