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Smoke From California Wildfires Is Reaching the East Coast. Here's What That Means for the Air Near You

Smoke From California Wildfires Is Reaching the East Coast. Here's What That Means for the Air Near YouSmoke from California's roaring wildfires has moved all the way to the East Coast. Here's what that means for air quality



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The Latest: 3 lava flows now reaching ocean off Hawaii

The Latest: 3 lava flows now reaching ocean off HawaiiHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):



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Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coastBy Yuka Obayashi TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation’s environment ministry said on Tuesday. “Oil spills in general can have a big environmental impact if they reach the coast, but we think that there is little chance of that happening on Japanese seashores for now,” the official who helps oversee the marine environment for the ministry told Reuters by telephone. The tanker had been adrift and ablaze after crashing into the freighter CF Crystal (IMO:9497050) on Jan. 6.



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Man Who Put KKK Behind Bars Will Now Try To Stop Roy Moore From Reaching Senate

Man Who Put KKK Behind Bars Will Now Try To Stop Roy Moore From Reaching SenateRoy Moore is about as odious a candidate as Democrats can imagine.



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South Korea's sunken Sewol a step closer to reaching port

South Korea's sunken Sewol a step closer to reaching portSouth Korea’s sunken Sewol ferry has been successfully hauled onto a giant heavy lifting ship, officials said Saturday, a step towards returning the vessel to port. Nearly three years after it went down killing more than 300 people, the wreck was safely placed onto a semi-submersible ship that will finally bring it to shore. “The vessel was successfully loaded onto the semi-submersible as of 4:10 a.m. (1910 GMT),” completing one of the most delicate stages of the salvage operation, said Lee Cheol-Jo, a Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries official in charge of the salvage.



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Anti-HIV pill may not be reaching those most at risk

By Andrew M. Seaman Only a small proportion of gay and bisexual men who could have taken a daily pill to reduce their risk of HIV actually did so in 2014, according to a new study. Furthermore, young gay and bisexual men and those of color, who are among the groups most at risk for infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), were less likely to be taking the medication than their older and white counterparts. Unequal use of the drug, called Truvada, may worsen the disparities between races in HIV rates, said lead author Henry Raymond, of the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
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Seven $1 billion-plus drugs seen reaching market in 2016

LONDON (Reuters) – Drug companies are likely to launch seven “blockbuster” drugs in 2016, each with $ 1 billion-plus annual sales potential, led by new treatments for liver disease and HIV, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis. The assessment means the pharmaceuticals industry is on track for another productive year, although not as good as 2015, which saw the arrival of 11 new blockbusters. The two top hits of 2016 are tipped to be Intercept Pharmaceuticals’ chronic liver disease drug obeticholic acid, with a consensus sales forecast of $ 2. …
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Reaching and Respecting Those Most at Risk

Displacement, migration, and limited employment opportunities can dramatically increase the risk of HIV infection in low-resource countries such as Uganda. However, collaborative partnerships and health outreach are proven methods of reaching those most and risk, providing them with prevention and treatment services. To combat HIV in the places…
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