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CVS to spend $10.4 B in cash on drug distributor Omnicare

lth will spend more than $10 billion to buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare and tap a growing target for prescription drug distribution: care for the elderly. Read more »

Published May 21, 2015

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David Letterman to sign off as late-night host

After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is signing off. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Study: 23 pct of US adults with health coverage underinsured

Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Clinton says childcare needs to be a national priority

Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care... Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Study: Fewer kids have severe mental problems; more get help

y to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation's youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new... Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta

The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives

When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures — up to 20 a day. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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DEA wrapping up 4-state prescription drug crackdown in South

Federal drug agents raided medical clinics, pharmacies and other locations across the South on Wednesday, wrapping up what a federal official called a long-running crackdown on prescription drug... Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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New museum in John Wayne's Iowa hometown celebrates his life

Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. But Winterset also has a unique claim to fame: It's the... Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Godzilla creator sues US studio, alleges copyright violation

Japanese movie studio Toho Co. said Wednesday it is suing Voltage Pictures and a director in a lawsuit complaining that promotions of an upcoming film infringe on its copyright to Godzilla. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao

Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. Read more »

Published May 19, 2015

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How to garden with pets in mind

Veterinarians are beginning to preach the gospel of gardening — primarily how organic fruits and vegetables can be used to improve the health of family pets. Read more »

Published May 19, 2015

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Suicides rates stay low for young children, but troubling increase among black boys

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show. Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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Summer skies: airlines to fly record number of passengers

A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy. Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

The liquid is dark red, a mixture of fat and blood, and Dr. Mark Berman pumps it out of the patient's backside. He treats it with a chemical, runs it through a processor — and injects it into... Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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Summer fun: coasters, pop culture rides and Orlando Eye

A dark, submarine-inspired thrill ride in California and swank new offerings at Downtown Disney all top the summer's must-do list for theme park and amusement fans. Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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David Letterman's retirement ends partnership with Bill Murray

Bill Murray has walked onto David Letterman's show dressed as Liberace, a jockey and a football player, flown onto the set in a Peter Pan outfit, worked out while singing "Let's Get Physical" and... Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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'Pitch Perfect 2' leaves 'Mad Max: Fury Road' in the dust

The ladies of "Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes opening weekend, amassing a huge $70.3 million debut, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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Ad it up: A splendid drama, 'Mad Men,' as it comes to an end

"Mad Men" will end its glorious run tonight not with a bang or a whimper, but a resolution that will ring true to the spirit of the series. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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Taylor Swift to debut video at Billboard Music Awards

Mariah Carey hitting high notes. Taylor Swift debuting a star-studded music video. And Kanye West possibly rushing the stage. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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New schedules from television networks show trends

Television's next big hit may have been revealed during last week's annual orgy of schedule presentations to advertisers by the biggest networks. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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Historic club becomes meeting place for King's fans, friends

Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. King, Little Milton and Howlin' Wolf performed for residents of this humble farming community looking to spice up their... Read more »

Published May 16, 2015

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In the NFL, helmet sensors are a sensitive issue

When big-money NFL careers are at stake, the use of impact-measuring sensors in football helmets isn't as routine as one might expect. Read more »

Published May 16, 2015

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1,450 Blue Bell workers losing jobs after listeria problems

Blue Bell Creameries will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a nationwide recall of all its products, the... Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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Bill Cosby: Consider his social message, not the messenger

Bill Cosby said young people should separate what he has to say about their future from sexual assault allegations lodged against him. Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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