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climatechange-021712_29Jul14.jpg Looking to increase pressure on Congress, the White House released a report on Tuesday warning of the economic costs of delaying action to address climate change.
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bobmcdonald-072914.jpg A day after lawmakers announced an agreement on compromise legislation to reform the Veterans Affairs Department, the Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to confirm a new head of the scandal-plagued department.
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The FDA has approved an over-the-counter formulation of the drug Flonase aimed specifically at allergy relief. The drug, produced by GlaxoSmithKline, will be the second major nasal steroid approved for over the counter sales by the FDA. The first such drug approved by the agency was Nasacort 24Hr and both drugs are approved for symptoms including nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing and more.
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Despite a weak lead from Wall Street, the Australian stock market is trading notably higher on Wednesday with investors indulging in some buying in mining, energy and consumer staples stocks. However, the mood remains cautious following new and tougher sanctions imposed by the U.S. and the European...
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Diversified media company New York Times Co. reported Tuesday a profit for the second quarter that more than halved from last year, as an increase in circulation revenues failed to offset slumping ad sales. Both adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations and quarterly revenues came in below analysts' expectations.
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Hair loss does not make one physically ill but is said to have emotional and psychological consequences. One of the most common causes of hair loss is alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease, which results in well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp. A more extreme variant of alopecia areata is known as alopecia universalis wherein there is a total loss of all body hair.
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In a weekend with a few different wide releases, Scarlett Johansson-starring thriller "Lucy" had no problem finding its intended audience, giving it one of the biggest R-rated openings of the year and knocking "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" out of the top box office slot. With "Lucy" putting together strong opening figures, Brett Ratner's "Hercules" posted just $29 million in opening revenue.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that family held businesses can object to the provision of insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act, on religious grounds. The ruling is seen as a sort of setback for a contentious part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law. The...
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