Health

The exterior of the Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals office in St. Louis, July 1, 2013
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AP News
February 26, 2020 - 8:43 am
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals doled out lavish perks for top U.S. employees who hit or beat sales goals for prescription opioids and other drugs: six-figure bonuses and a chance to snag a coveted "President's Club" award, which could mean vacations to Hawaii, the Caribbean or Mexico. Read more here.
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CNN
February 26, 2020 - 7:22 am
The first US study of a drug to treat the novel coronavirus is underway, the National Institutes of Health said Tuesday, as a federal health official warned that the virus will eventually begin spreading in US communities. Read more here.
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Insulin.
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Mike Dougherty
February 26, 2020 - 4:00 am
Craigslist is a good place to find a used lawn mower, but if you need insulin for Type 1 diabetes, that's another story. A study from Jefferson University says people are resorting to online classifieds to get the medication they need to survive. Read more here.
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Japan Olympic Museum
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 3:18 pm
A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it. Read more here.
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People stand at their balconies at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 10:01 am
Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, guests were confined to their rooms in a hotel in the Canary Islands, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as officials desperately sought to stop the seemingly inevitable spread of a new virus.
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A woman sick in bed.
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Lynne Adkins
February 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
For millions of Americans, breathing on any day can be a chore, but cold and flu season can make the process much more difficult. Read more here.
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Tourists wearing sanitary masks move a few steps of dance, in downtown Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 4:29 pm
The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilizing at its Chinese epicenter but posed new threats far beyond. Read more here.
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People wearing sanitary masks walk past the Duomo gothic cathedral in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
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AP News
February 23, 2020 - 1:40 pm
Italian authorities on Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gatherings, including stopping Venice's famed carnival events, which have drawn tens of thousands of revelers to a region that is now in the heart of the new coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Antionette Lee
February 23, 2020 - 9:28 am
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced on Saturday that he has a tumor on his kidney, and that he will undergo surgery to have it removed next month. Read more here.
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3D render of microscopic view of virus
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John McDevitt
February 22, 2020 - 2:13 pm
As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so do concerns about the risk of contracting the deadly disease from packages containing goods made in China. Read more here.
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