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Some in Congress , including many Republicans, have suggested a national emergency could be executive overreach. Sen. Presidents have dealt with innumerable crises. The House is set to vote Thursday evening on the $333 billion package of seven spending bills, according to The Wall Street Journal . "We are the appropriators, not the president".
  • Healthcare facility CEO resigns after Phoenix woman in coma gives birth

    Healthcare facility CEO resigns after Phoenix woman in coma gives birth

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    The chief executive officer of Hacienda HealthCare resigned Monday, just days after CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO-TV reported that a vegetative patient at a Hacienda nursing facility there had given birth . It's also unclear if staff members at the facility were aware of her pregnancy until the birth. In a news release Tuesday, tribe Chairman Terry Rambler said he was "deeply shocked and horrified at the treatment of one of our members".
  • WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

    WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

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    Volume on USA exchanges was 8.68 billion shares, compared to the 9.14 billion average over the last 20 trading days. Since hitting a 20-month low on Christmas Eve just a rounding error from levels considered to be a bear market, the S&P 500 Index .SPX has now gained 7.7 percent.
  • HSE warns that up to four people have died from swine flu

    HSE warns that up to four people have died from swine flu

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    Even though the flu season is underway, there are still potentially several months of the season left, and it's not too late to get a flu shot . "We recommend the flu shot because the virus is dead in the shot; the virus is still living in the nasal spray", said Thompson.
  • Walgreens partners with Verily to cut healthcare costs

    Walgreens partners with Verily to cut healthcare costs

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    The correct version of this story can be read at https://www.baseballdailydigest.com/news/2018/12/20/compagnie-lombard-odier-scma-has-1-39-million-stake-in-walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba.html. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.77, for a total value of $4,096,040.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link .
  • Obamacare spiked by federal judge in Texas

    Obamacare spiked by federal judge in Texas

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    The case will now go to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, where the majority of the judges have been appointed by Republican presidents. The top Senate Democrat on Friday night criticized the court's decision. The ruling threatens the ObamaCare health exchanges and aspects of the Affordable Health Care law, including a ban on insurance companies' refusing to cover pre-existing conditions.
  • George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, is honored: 'Mission complete'

    George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, is honored: 'Mission complete'

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    Later in the evening, after the family and dignitaries had departed, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects, standing for two minutes before the casket. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the first official to speak in the Rotunda, described George H.W. Bush as a "humble servant" and "a principled leader".
  • British MP reveals he is HIV positive

    British MP reveals he is HIV positive

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    The charity said that misinformation around HIV still causes stigma, which impacts many people living with HIV. The only way to know your HIV status for sure is to get tested. In October, three children living with HIV/AIDS were reportedly rejected in a number of schools in Samosir Regency, because the parents of other students were anxious that their children would get infected.
  • New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe, decline in the West

    New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe, decline in the West

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    Moreover, the rate per 100,000 people was much higher in Eastern Europe - 51.1 - than the 6.4 per 100,000 in Western Europe, the report said. The HIV outbreak in Europe is still developing at a frightening pace chiefly in Eastern Europe. Adolescents' vulnerability is also signalled by a region-wide ART coverage rate of just 37 per cent among all people living with HIV over the age of 14, a rate far below the global one of 59 per cent.
  • Ninth person dies after infection at NJ nursing center

    Ninth person dies after infection at NJ nursing center

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    The outbreak has left six children dead and 12 others sick. The department said that the facility, which includes a pediatric center, had agreed not to admit new patients until the outbreak ended. The state health department has sent a team of investigators to the facility to determine the cause of the outbreak. Rowena Bautista, the administrator of the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, said Thursday in a statement the community "feels a tremendous sense of loss".
  • Two cases of polio-like illness confirmed in Wisconsin

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    Boston Children's Hospital has evaluated all of the confirmed and suspected AFM cases that occurred in MA this year. So far across the county, 62 cases of the rare polio-like neurological condition have been reported. Many local cases have been treated at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia . The CDC's surveillance shows an increase in AFM cases beginning this August, as well.