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Buffett defends Berkshire's big Coke stake

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Warren Buffett on Saturday vigorously defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc's large, long-standing investment in Coca-Cola Co , rejecting critics who say the company's sugary drinks harm people's health. Speaking at Berkshire's annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, Buffett said it seemed "spurious" to argue that calories from...(more) 



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Looking out over the ocean can improve mental health, says new study

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A new study published this week in the journal Health & Place has for the first time found a link between mental health and a view of the sea or ocean. Blue space included the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean, which surround Wellington, while green...(more) 



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New York governor: Give Medicaid to inmates before release

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's governor is seeking federal approval to extend Medicaid coverage to inmates who face serious health challenges immediately before they're released from prison.... 



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People with albinism risk "extinction" in Malawi, says UN official

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By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People with albinism in Malawi are at risk of "systemic extinction" due to relentless attacks fueled by superstitions, the United Nations' top expert on albinism said on Friday on her first official visit in her new role....(more) 



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The Museum of Modern Art Offers Buyouts to Some Workers

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Employees 55 or older with at least nine years of service will be offered the package, the result of coming expansion and renovation, the museum said. 



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Who’s in Charge at the Brooklyn Museum? It Could Be You

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When the museum set out to refresh its galleries, it got help from visitors who use its unique smartphone app. 




U.S. Dept. of Justice investigating Dole after deadly Listeria outbreak

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dole Food Company Inc [DFCI.UL] on Friday said the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products from its processing plant in Springfield, Ohio.  



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Oklahoma lawmakers approve bill to revoke licenses of abortion doctors

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An Oklahoma bill that could revoke the license of any doctor who performs an abortion may soon head to the governor, with opponents saying the measure in unconstitutional and promising a legal battle against the cash-strapped state if it is approved. In the Republican-dominated legislature, the...(more) 



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Learn You Have Alzheimer’s, Then Invite a Reporter to Tail You? Really?

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The reporter N.R. Kleinfield wanted to track a case of Alzheimer’s from right after a person’s diagnosis. First, he had to find a willing subject. 



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Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 3 -- Doc Appointments, You Are Your Own Best Advocate

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"Me vs. Fibromyalgia" is a biweekly, one-of-a-kind series designed to give readers and warriors affected by Fibromyalgia a comprehensive look into the facts of the disease and the story of a driven, high-achieving business woman who wouldn't take no for an answer. I've chronicled eight years...(more) 



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Study of Liberia Ebola flare-up shows need for longer vigilance

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By Kate Kelland LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) - A study of a cluster of Ebola cases that appeared in Liberia last year, months after the country was declared Ebola-free, has found that the virus re-emerged after lying dormant in a female survivor. The results suggest Liberia...(more) 



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Colombia's illegal mining linked to malaria outbreak

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Colombia's widespread illegal mining is blamed for causing environmental damage and holding workers in slave-like conditions -- and now is also being blamed for a malaria outbreak. Critics point to stagnant water buildups at the clandestine sites and poor sanitary conditions at the workers' camps for...(more) 



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