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LATEST NEWS:   Minnesota suffers third bird flu infection in commercial poultry - CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Saturday confirmed the third infection of a virulent strain of avian flu in a commercial poultry flock in Minnesota.
LATEST NEWS:   In swansong, FDA chief defends drug approval process - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In her final speech after six years as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg defended the agency's drug approval standards against critics seeking weaker regulatory standards.
LATEST NEWS:   Liberia's sole remaining known Ebola patient dies - MONROVIA (Reuters) - A woman who was Liberia's sole remaining known Ebola patient died on Friday at a treatment center in the capital, said Francis Ketteh, acting head of the country's Ebola response team.
LATEST NEWS:   FDA rejects Adamis injection for treating acute allergies - (Reuters) - The United States Food and Drug Administration rejected Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's injection for treating severe allergic reactions, the company said.
LATEST NEWS:   USDA hog report confirms active herd growth as pig virus ease - (Reuters) - The U.S. hog herd grew 7 percent during the December-February quarter versus the same period last year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture report showed on Friday, reflecting producer profitability and the less-severe pig virus, said analysts.
LATEST NEWS:   For disabled vets, playing team sports boosts quality of life - (Reuters Health) - - Wheelchair basketball and other adaptive sports could help disabled veterans boost their self-esteem and lead healthier lives, early research suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Vision loss increases risk for thoughts of suicide - (Reuters Health) – - Vision loss was linked with suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts, in a new study from South Korea.