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Bar chain to change the name of its 'Crack Fries'
December 12th, 2018  6:13 AM

A Michigan-based bar and restaurant chain plans to change the name of its "Crack Fries" in January to distance itself from a word associated with the drug epidemic

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Farm bill exempts pure maple, honey from added sugars label
December 11th, 2018  5:43 PM

A new federal farm bill ensures that maple syrup and honey producers won't have to list their pure products as containing added sugars on the nutrition label as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had once proposed

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Target to pay $3M to resolve Massachusetts Medicaid claim
December 11th, 2018  11:29 AM

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated rules of Massachusetts' Medicaid program

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Canada's Aurora Cannabis buys Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales
December 10th, 2018  8:36 PM

The Canadian company Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has signed a letter of intent to acquire all outstanding shares of Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales SA

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Report: University Hospital lacking vision, leadership
December 10th, 2018  4:54 PM

A monitor's report is taking shining a light on conditions at Newark's University Hospital

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Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change
December 10th, 2018  3:51 PM

Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign aimed at stoking Democratic support for an ambitious environmental plan known as the Green New Deal ahead of the 2020 presidential race

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Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California
December 10th, 2018  2:56 PM

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals throughout California started a weeklong strike Monday to protest what they say is a lack of staffing that affects care

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AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors' filings do not exonerate Trump
December 10th, 2018  1:49 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump insists that prosecutors' filings fully clear him in the Russia investigation and other legal scandals, but he's mistaken

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Plant a tree: Milan's ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener
December 9th, 2018  7:40 AM

The color for Italy's fashion capital now is gray _ due to its stone buildings and polluted skies _ but Milan is embarking on a new plan to go green, planting 3 million new trees by 2030

Plant a tree: Milan's ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trade claims, Paris protesters' chant
December 8th, 2018  11:41 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by questionable assertions about China trade and tariffs, Paris protesters chanting support for him, an exaggeration on immigration costs; Democrat Ocasio-Cortez tweets a magical way to pay for 'Medicare for All'

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A look at where companies stand on marijuana business
December 7th, 2018  6:37 PM

When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry _ and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action

A look at where companies stand on marijuana business
Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story
December 7th, 2018  5:32 PM

Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story

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Technology companies lead another sharp drop in US stocks
December 7th, 2018  2:51 PM

U.S. stocks are down sharply, erasing an early gain, as the market closes in on its third weekly decline in four weeks

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Marlboro maker places $1.8 billion bet on marijuana
December 7th, 2018  1:57 PM

Marlboro maker dives into the cannabis market with a $1.8 billion buy-in

Marlboro maker places $1.8 billion bet on marijuana
Health care, business services lead November hiring
December 7th, 2018  12:04 PM

Where Americans found jobs: health care, business services, manufacturing

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Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen injectors
December 6th, 2018  7:27 PM

Generic drugmaker Sandoz to sell prefilled syringe alternative to EpiPen emergency allergy medication

Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen injectors
Michigan marking 1st day for legal, recreational pot
December 6th, 2018  2:08 PM

Michigan is officially first state in Midwest to allow legal recreational marijuana

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Drug company Actelion to pay $360M in kickback probe
December 6th, 2018  1:05 PM

Pharmaceutical company Actelion to pay $360 million to resolve allegations that it used a charitable foundation to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients

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Obama health law sign-ups lagging for 2019
December 6th, 2018  12:32 PM

Obama health law sign-ups lag for 2019; number of new customers down about 18 percent

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EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch
December 6th, 2018  12:24 PM

Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular heartbeat.

EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch

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