Brain Scans of Brazilian Babies Show Array of Zika Effects – New York Times

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The Senator’s Daughter Who Raised Prices on Anti-Allergy EpiPen – Bloomberg

Members of Congress are in an unusual position as they demand an explanation for Mylan NV’s 400 percent price hike for the EpiPen and focus attention squarely on its CEO: Heather Bresch. If lawmakers follow the usual script, Bresch could get called up to Capitol Hill next month to explain her company’s justification for raising the […]

Sepsis is a medical emergency, CDC says. It can be stopped if caught in time. – Washington Post

Sepsis is a medical emergency, CDC says. It can be stopped if caught in time. – Washington Post

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared sepsis a medical emergency, reporting Tuesday that about 72 percent of patients with this fast-moving and deadly illness have recently been seen by doctors and nurses, representing missed opportunities to catch it early or prevent it. The most common illnesses leading to sepsis include pneumonia and […]

Boy with double-hand transplant’s next goal: Play football – Fox News

It’s been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football. “I feel happy about my new hands, and I don’t feel different. I like now that I can throw a football further than when I didn’t have […]

Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s may impact your health later – CBS News

Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s may impact your health later – CBS News

Everybody has bad days at work, but 20- and 30-somethings who are generally unhappy with their jobs may experience some health backlash by the time they reach their 40s​, new research suggests. A number of previous studies have found links between job satisfaction​ and physical and mental health. Now researchers from The Ohio State University say their work shows that happiness on the […]

Graduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union – New York Times

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Will closer ties to China rescue South Africa’s government? – CNBC

China is South Africa’s largest single trading partner, according to the World Trade Organisation. The ANC’s 2015 discussion documents say that bilateral “trade volumes … have far surpassed the value of USD $400 billion [in that year],” and the party is keen to grow this figure. Alison Bradley, a South African China specialist, told CNBC […]

Singapore-Africa trade relations set to deepen with new agreements – Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Trade relations between Singapore and Africa are set to deepen, with several agreements signed on Wednesday (Aug 24) at the fourth edition of the Africa Singapore Business Forum. These include the signing of the Avoidance of Double Taxation (DTA) with Ethiopia, a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with Mozambique and an Air Services Agreement (ASA) […]