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Boston marks anniversary of bombing with song, prayer

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston marked the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 264, on Tuesday with a memorial service to feature remarks by survivors of the attack and U.S. Vice President J...
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Time slips quietly by for Austrian nuns' resort

They return year after year to Marienkron, an Austrian health resort 3 km (2 miles) from the Hungarian border. The regular guests relish the tranquil yet disciplined atmosphere fostered by the Cistercian nuns who run the Kneipp hydrotherapy centr...
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Injunction lifted on Boston Scientific catheter product

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday lifted a preliminary injunction on Boston Scientific Corp's catheter product Guidezilla that had been issued by a lower court as part of a patent fight with Vascular Solutions Inc. The U.S...
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Detroit police, fire retirees reach pension deal: court mediators

(Reuters) - Detroit reached a deal with a group representing police and fire retirees over the treatment of pensions and health care benefits, U.S. Bankruptcy Court mediators announced on Tuesday. It added that a separate voluntary employee benef...
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J&J beats forecasts as sales of new drugs shine

Johnson & Johnson reported quarterly earnings well above expectations, as strong sales of new drugs offset weak demand for consumer products and medical devices, and the company slightly raised its full-year profit view. J&J on Tuesday said it ea...
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Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials re...
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Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new blood test may one day help predict the recurrence of breast cancer and also a woman's response to breast cancer treatment, researchers report. "We are able to do this with literally a spoonful of ...
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J&J beats forecasts as strong sales of new drugs shine

Johnson & Johnson reported quarterly earnings well above expectations, as strong sales of new drugs offset weak demand for consumer products and medical devices, and the company slightly raised its full-year profit view. J&J on Tuesday said it ea...
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Boston marks anniversary of bombing with somber ceremonies

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston began commemorating the marathon bombing on a quiet note on Tuesday as Mayor Martin Walsh and Roman Catholic Cardinal Sean O'Malley visited wreaths lain at the spots where the two bombs went off a yea...
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Wall Street dips as data, sinking momentum shares offset earnings

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks dipped on Tuesday, as gains in Coca Cola and Johnson & Johnson after their quarterly earnings were offset by mixed economic data and a resumed slide in momentum shares. Coca-Cola Co advanced 3.2 pe...
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Health Tip: Practice Biking Safety

(HealthDay News) -- If you're out biking, make sure you follow the rules of the road to stay safe. The Washington State Department of Transportation offers these recommendations: Follow all traffic signs and signals, pass only on the left, follow ...
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Health Tip: Minimizing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

(HealthDay News) -- Pollen and mold are common culprits of seasonal allergies, but there are things you can do to help minimize symptoms. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology offers these suggestions: At home and in the car, close...
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Wall Street opens up on earnings, data mixed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday after earnings from Coca Cola and Johnson & Johnson overshadowed a mixed bag of economic data. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28.75 points or 0.18 percent, to 16,201.99, the S&P ...
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J&J beats forecasts as new drugs shine, shares jump

Johnson & Johnson reported quarterly earnings well above expectations, as strong sales of new drugs offset weak demand for consumer products and medical devices, and the company slightly raised its full-year profit view. Shares were up 2.5 percen...
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U.S. wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of heart disease: autopsy

(Reuters) - The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most celebrated names in U.S. professional wrestling, died of natural causes attributed to heart disease, an Arizona coroner's office said on Tuesday. An autopsy on the 54-year-old wrestler, whose ...
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Guinea says few new Ebola cases, outbreak nearly under control

By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - The number of deaths caused by Ebola has slowed dramatically in Guinea and the outbreak is nearly under control, the country's health ministry said on Tuesday. The spread of Ebola from a remote corner of Gu...
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Wall Street to edge higher after earnings, data

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a modestly higher open on Tuesday as earnings from Coca Cola and Johnson & Johnson helped overshadow a mixed bag of economic data. * Coca-Cola Co advanced 2.8 percent to $3...
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J&J beats forecasts, helped by new medicines

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson reported quarterly earnings well above Wall Street expectations, as strong sales of new prescription drugs offset weak sales of consumer products, and slightly raised its full-year profit view. J&J on Tuesday said it ...
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Stock futures tick up after earnings, prices data due

Stock index futures edged up on Tuesday after earnings from Coca Cola and Johnson & Johnson and ahead of economic data including inflation and manufacturing. Shares rose 1.2 percent in premarket trading. * Johnson & Johnson shares also rose 1.9 ...
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BlackBerry buys minority stake in healthcare IT firm

By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it bought a minority stake in privately held healthcare IT firm NantHealth, a move that offers a glimpse into the type of niche markets the smartphone maker is targeting as it attem...
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