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Pregnant inmate forced to deliver baby on jail cell floor

Pregnant inmate forced to deliver baby on jail cell floor

A Detroit-area sheriff has defended his staff over their over their controversial action that allegedly forced an eight-month pregnant inmate to give birth to a baby on a jail cell floor.

Marathon Pharma to sell decades-old drug to treat DMD for $89,000

Marathon Pharma to sell decades-old drug to treat DMD for $89,000

Marathon Pharmaceuticals will reportedly market decades-old drug deflazacort under the brand name Emflaza with a top price tag of roughly $89,000 for a year's worth of treatment, nearly 70 times hi

CDC updates 2017 advisory for recommended flu shots

CDC updates 2017 advisory for recommended flu shots

An advisory board of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) on Thursday released its 2017 advisory for recommended flu shots affecting adults.

Women with dense breasts more likely to develop breast cancer: study

Women with dense breasts more likely to develop breast cancer: study

Women with breasts composed mainly of dense glandular tissue rather than fat face a significantly higher risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.

Iranian baby with heart defect admitted to Portland hospital

Iranian baby with heart defect admitted to Portland hospital

An Iranian infant in need of life-saving heart surgery, who was temporarily banned by President Donald Trump’s immigration order from entering the United States, has finally made it to Portland.

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