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Coach tells ex-USA gymnastics doctor Nassar in court to 'go to hell'
LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to "go to hell" for his crimes.
Most states don’t require that kids be checked for health issues
(Reuters Health) - - Most U.S. states don’t require that children be screened for health conditions that can affect learning, according to new research supported by the Children’s Health Fund (CHF).
More evidence common morning sickness drug may not work
(Reuters Health) - - A pill millions of women have used for morning sickness may not actually help relieve nausea, according to a new study that some doctors say reinforces their decision to stop prescribing the drug.
CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Kazakhstan to purchase Boeing planes, build new GE locomotives
WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Tuesday the country has reached agreements with several U.S. companies worth $7.5 billion, including contracts to supply passenger planes and locomotives to the Central Asian country.
COLUMN-Families can pool resources for disabled in ABLE accounts
CHICAGO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - TJ Rodriguez is 36 and cannot walk without a walker, but horse riding helps him build his strength.
Chart-topping fitness app 'Sweatcoin' secures funding
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Sweatcoin, a free smartphone app that pays people to be physically active, said on Wednesday it has secured its first round of institutional funding after topping download charts in Britain and the United States.
GE's 2018 gains wiped out as worries about turnaround plan persist
Jan 17 (Reuters) - Shares of General Electric Co continued its slide on Wednesday and wiped out all its gains in 2018, a day after the U.S. industrial conglomerate announced more than $11 billion in charges and hinted about a potential breakup.
UPDATE 1-Sculptor Kapoor awards $1 mln 'Jewish Nobel' prize to refugees
LONDON, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor donated $1 million to five charities working with refugees worldwide on Wednesday in a bid to alleviate a record-breaking global displacement crisis.
Physician burnout takes a toll on U.S. patients
(Reuters Health) - Nearly two-thirds of U.S. doctors feel burned out, depressed, or both – and those feelings affect how they relate to patients, according to a survey conducted by Medscape.
Schools, health could be hit by U.S. cut for Palestinian refugee funds: UNRWA chief
JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - A cut in U.S. funding for a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees will affect regional security and could put vital health, educational and food services at risk, its chief said on Wednesday, adding he would appeal for world donations.
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