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FDA approves first telehealth option to program cochlear implants remotely

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a remote feature for follow-up programming sessions for the Nucleus Cochlear Implant System through a telemedicine platform. The remote programming feature is indicated for patients who have had six months of experience with their cochlear implant sound processor and are comfortable with the programming process.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Against Pharmacy Owner, Pharmacist, And Three Pharmacies For Allegedly Defrauding Medicaid Of Over $3 Million

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NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the indictment of Hin T. Wong (“Wong”), 49, of Manhattan, Mery Gooden, 58, of the Bronx, and three pharmacies. The indictment charges Wong, the owner of three Manhattan pharmacies – New York Pharmacy Inc.

Hear How Were All Makers a LITA webinar

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Chicago -- One oft-overlooked aspect of making and makerspaces is its potential for empowerment, especially among populations that are otherwise marginalized or underrepresented. This 90 minute webinar will discuss why making is important for these populations, and what libraries can do to ensure their makerspaces are safe spaces of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Water polo starlet Leon Campbell lifts lid on life as a youngster in the deep end

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I had scratches across my ribs, up and down my stomach, under my arms. Yeah, pretty much everywhere.” That’s perhaps par for the

U.S. - EU Statement Following the U.S. - EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting

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WASHINGTON – On 17 November 2017, the U.S - EU Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place in Washington, D.C. The meeting reaffirmed the importance of the long standing partnership between the United States and the European Union in addressing common threats to security, and of practical outcomes of this cooperation.

LogMeIn Announces 2017 Investor Day

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BOSTON, Nov. 17, 2017 ( ) -- LogMeIn, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOGM), a leading provider of cloud-based connectivity, is pleased to announce its

Maseeh Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium: Beyond Fermat's last theorem

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I'll discuss lots of generalizations of FLT (and some underlying intuitions)—for instance, for integers a,b,c ≥ 2 satisfying 1/a +

Operation Agua Donations Reach $1 Million, Filters Being Delivered Across Puerto Rico to Bring Safe Drinking Water to Families

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WASHINGTON—Operation Agua, a crowdsourced campaign to provide safe drinking water to the people of Puerto Rico, has received $1


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Following is the unofficial transcript of a FIRST ON CNBC interview with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and CNBC's Andrew Ross

Plant respiration could become a bigger feedback on climate than expected

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New research, led by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, suggests that plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions than previously thought, and warns that, as the world warms, this may reduce the ability of Earth’s land surface to absorb emissions due to fossil fuel burning.

NAACP Files Legal Brief in Fight against Muslim Ban 3.0

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This executive order, like its predecessors, should be struck down as violating the guarantee of equal protection under our Constitution,” said Bradford Berry, NAACP General Counsel.  “Just like the old Jim Crow laws, the executive order attempts to mask the discriminatory intent leading to its creation, but the President’s campaign promises make abundantly clear that the intent here is to discriminate against individuals based on religious and ethnic identity,” added Berry.

HKS students offer innovative ideas for tackling climate change impacts on Arctic

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To much of the world, the Arctic is seen as a faraway, isolated region populated by polar bears and not much else.

Ushio America, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Zylight LLC

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Ushio America, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Zylight LLC, an award-winning manufacturer of innovative lighting

When Taken as Prescribed, Antibiotics Save Lives

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NASHVILLE – Antibiotics play an integral role in fighting bacterial infections, but lose their effectiveness if not prescribed and taken appropriately. Bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics and experts say that increasingly causes trouble in treating some infectious diseases. During Antibiotic Awareness Week, the Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want to raise awareness about the importance of appropriate antibiotic use and combating the threat of resistance.

New Research: Ethanol Mandate Contributing to Climate Change

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. (Nov. 17, 2017) – Amid record-setting wild fires out West, recent climate assessment sounding the alarm about

DRI and Scripps Oceanography receive $3 million NOAA grant to help decision makers prepare for extreme events

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Reno, NV (Friday, November 17, 2017): A climate research program led by scientists at the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the

Wyoming Stock Growers Comment on Feds New Sage Grouse Plan

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DENVER, CO.  A Wyoming nonprofit association that began in 1872 and represents over 1,000 livestock producers filed its comments

Future Man Is Gleefully Sophomoric, and That's Part of the Charm

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Prepare yourself for the gamer jokes and deliberately gross body humor.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Ends the Departments Practice of Regulation by Guidance

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Today, in an action to further uphold the rule of law in the executive branch, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo prohibiting the Department of Justice from issuing guidance documents that have the effect of adopting new regulatory requirements or amending the law. The memo prevents the Department of Justice from evading required rulemaking processes by using guidance memos to create de facto regulations.

Officials warn of scam artists targeting North Bay wildfire victims

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Officials have received reports of individuals posing as FEMA officials and approaching victims to obtain personal information. Fraudulent applications for assistance using wildfire victims' personal information have also been reported.

BCE reports results of Series Y and Z Preferred Share conversions

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MONTRÉAL, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced that 585,184 of its 1,227,532 fixed-rate

College GameDay Built By The Home Depot is Live from Madison, Wisconsin

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ESPN’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot – college football’s longest-running and most-celebrated pregame show – will

2018 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced

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Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2018 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for

Governor Cuomo Announces Free Admission to All State Parks on Black Friday

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Governor Cuomo today announced free admission to all New York State parks this Black Friday, November 24 to encourage New Yorkers and their families to take advantage of the more than 335,000 acres of state-owned land next weekend. During Thanksgiving weekend, State Parks offers various family friendly events and programs at locations across the state. For a full list of state park programs on Black Friday and over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, click here.

Agritourism farms offer holiday attractions

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RALEIGH – Whether you are looking to cut your own Christmas tree, or take a sleigh ride with Santa, North Carolina farms offer an abundance of options for family fun this holiday season.

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