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FACTBOX-Timings for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding
LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle marry on Saturday in a ceremony that brings together royalty and Hollywood glamour.
U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid sales
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler's opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court documents showed.
UPDATE 6-Congo's Ebola not an international emergency, can be controlled -WHO
GENEVA/KINSHASA, May 18 (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo can be brought under control and is not an international public health emergency, experts advising the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid - sources
(Reuters) - U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc
and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Congo northwest city Mbandaka confirms three new Ebola cases
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Three new cases of Ebola were confirmed in northwest Congo's regional capital of Mbandaka on Friday, in a part of the city lying next to the Congo River, the health ministry said.
Congo northwest city Mbandaka confirms 3 new Ebola cases
KINSHASA, May 18 (Reuters) - Three new cases of Ebola were confirmed in northwest Congo's regional capital of Mbandaka on Friday, in a part of the city lying next to the Congo River, the health ministry said.
Pediatricians urged to warn vulnerable kids away from '13 Reasons Why' Netflix series
(Reuters Health) - A report in the journal Pediatrics warns that watching "13 Reasons Why," a popular Netflix series about a teen girl's suicide, may be inadvisable for some youngsters.
Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women
(Reuters Health) - Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents' health insurance policy until age 26, young women with gynecological cancers were diagnosed and treated sooner, researchers say.
Needed heart attack care is faster when EMS can bypass local hospital
(Reuters Health) - Heart attack patients get faster life-saving treatment to restore blood flow if they live in states where ambulances are allowed to bypass local hospitals and rush to facilities with specialized cardiac care, a U.S. study suggests.
Ebola experts from U.S. Centers for Disease Control ready to go to Congo
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ebola experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are ready to go to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where an Ebola outbreak has spread to a major African city, increasing the risk of a global outbreak.
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