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White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall - Washington Post
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:46:02 GMT

Washington Post

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. The White ...
Congress may stiff Trump on wall fundingPolitico
First on CNN: Border wall ask: $1 billion for 62 milesCNN International

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Paralyzed man uses experimental device to regain hand movements - CNN
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:00:42 GMT

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Paralyzed man uses experimental device to regain hand movements
CNN
(CNN) A man paralyzed from his shoulders down has regained use of his right hand with the aid of an experimental prosthetic that replaces lost connections between the brain and the muscles. As described in a paper published Tuesday in the journal The ...
Paralysed man feeds himself with help of implantsBBC News
Brain implants help paralyzed man drink coffee on his own for 1st time in yearsABC News
Paralyzed Man Uses Thoughts to Control His Own Arm And HandNPR
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April The Giraffe Continues Development Toward Healthy Birth - CBS Local
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:39:00 GMT

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April The Giraffe Continues Development Toward Healthy Birth
CBS Local
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (CBS4) – We head into another night of a highly-anticipated giraffe birth. The nightly update from The Animal Adventure Park reports April's udders are getting fuller, saying “mammary development has increased again since this ...
Watch live video: April the giraffe 'develops' before birthfox2now.com
April the pregnant giraffe didn't kick the vet -- but she triedCNET
LIVE STREAM: April the Giraffe's 'attitude is good'WDIV Detroit
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FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis - New York Times
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:25:22 GMT

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FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis
New York Times
Jerrie Gullick, 51, was part of the clinical trial for Ocrevus and said the drug had significantly slowed the progression of her primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times. The Food and Drug Administration ...
New MS Drug Ocrevus Wins FDA ApprovalNBCNews.com
Ocrevus' Journey from Defiant Idea to Game-Changing TreatmentMultiple Sclerosis News Today
Roche Wins FDA Backing for New Multiple Sclerosis Therapy, Competition Could Crimp BiogenTheStreet.com
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Friendly Felines: Cats Like People (Really!), Study Says - Live Science
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:42:36 GMT

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Friendly Felines: Cats Like People (Really!), Study Says
Live Science
Do cats like being around people, or are they only using humans to open doors and operate can openers? A new study suggests that human contact is more important to cats than previously suspected (though, arguably, cat owners knew that all along).
Surprise! Your Cat Probably Likes You More Than FoodHuffington Post
Your cat probably likes you better than she likes food, new study findsThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
Study: Your Cat Probably Loves You More Than It Loves Food (Take That, Dogs!)Yahoo News
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Senator McCaskill opens investigation into opioid manufacturers - CNN
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:22:25 GMT

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Senator McCaskill opens investigation into opioid manufacturers
CNN
(CNN) Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has launched an investigation into some of the country's leading prescription drug manufacturers, demanding documents and records dating back the past five years which indicate just what the companies knew of the ...
Senator to investigate opioid makers' role in drug crisisWashington Post
McCaskill investigating opioid producersThe Hill
'This didn't happen overnight': Congressional committee launches investigation into American opioid producersBusiness Insider
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Marathons Injure Kidneys - The Atlantic
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:32:06 GMT

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Marathons Injure Kidneys
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Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Six years ago, a study from Michigan's William Beaumont Hospital found that about 40 percent of runners suffer acute kidney injury after marathons. That sounds bad.
Yale study: Marathon runners suffer short-term kidney damageNew Haven Register
Study: Kidney injury is a short-term risk of running marathonsWFMZ Allentown
The Hidden Risk of Running a MarathonTIME
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Nigerians boycott Coca-Cola drinks after court rules them 'poisonous' - CNN
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:36:50 GMT

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Nigerians boycott Coca-Cola drinks after court rules them 'poisonous'
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Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Consumers of Sprite and Fanta have more to worry about than rotting teeth according to a Lagos High Court judge, who ruled that the Coca-Cola products could be "poisonous." The court held that high levels of benzoic acid and sunset ...

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White House Proposes Large Cuts to NIH Research This Year - Bloomberg
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:30:56 GMT

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White House Proposes Large Cuts to NIH Research This Year
Bloomberg
President Donald Trump's administration has proposed cutting $1.23 billion this fiscal year from research funded by the National Institutes of Health, according to a White House document sent to congressional appropriators. The reduction is part of $18 ...
News Scan for Mar 28, 2017CIDRAP
The public favors cutting defense spending, not adding billions more, new survey findsPhilly.com
Trump's 'skinny budget' brings much-needed belt tighteningThe Hill (blog)
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Device Mimicking Female Reproductive Cycle Could Aid Research - NPR
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:34:21 GMT

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Device Mimicking Female Reproductive Cycle Could Aid Research
NPR
Scientists say they've made a device in the lab that can mimic the human female reproductive cycle. The researchers hope the device, assembled from living tissue, will lead to new treatments for many medical problems that plague some women, ranging ...
Women's Entire Menstrual Cycle Replicated in a LabLive Science
Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'BBC News
Female menstrual cycle in a dishEurekAlert (press release)
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