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Trump fights for healthcare bill, makes headway with conservatives Mar 22 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and House of Representatives leaders pushed on Wednesday for votes for their plan to overhaul Obamacare and said they were making progress in their efforts to win over conservative Republicans who have demanded changes to the legislation. | Video

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Saudi Arabia halts Brazilian beef and poultry imports over food safety fears

DUBAI Saudi Arabia has stopped beef and poultry imports from four Brazilian companies over concerns about food safety after accusations that individuals had been bribed to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats.

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Ultragenyx seizure drug fails mid-stage study

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc said its drug to treat patients with seizures did not meet the main goal in a mid-stage study, sending its shares down 6.2 percent in after-market trading on Wednesday.

Mar 22 2017

Pregabalin found ineffective against sciatic pain

(Reuters Health) - - Pregabalin, the pain-fighting drug better known by the Pfizer brand name Lyrica, works no better than placebo at relieving the leg pain associated with sciatica, according to results from an Australian study of more than 200 patients.

Mar 22 2017

Scandal-hit Brazil meat plants have not shipped to U.S.: USDA

CHICAGO No slaughter or processing facilities implicated in Brazil's meat scandal have shipped meat products to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday.

Mar 22 2017

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