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Senate Republicans complain of chaos in healthcare effort7/20/2017 10:37:55 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.Chipotle shares fall on Norovirus, rodent incidents7/20/2017 10:09:13 PMBOSTON - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc shares fell to a four-year low on Thursday after testing confirmed Norovirus in a customer who ate at one of the chain's Virginia restaurants and a video of rodents crawling on the floor of a Dallas shop went viral.White House developing comprehensive biosecurity strategy: official7/20/2017 6:28:44 PMASPEN, Colorado - The Trump administration is developing the first comprehensive strategy to defend the United States against disease pandemics and biological attacks by terrorists, the top White House homeland security official said on Thursday.Abortion rights groups sue Texas to block procedure ban7/20/2017 8:35:11 PM - Abortion rights groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to block a Texas law that bans the most common method of second-trimester abortion which critics argue erodes women's rights.Latest Senate healthcare bill would leave 22 millio without insurance: CBO7/20/2017 5:06:00 PMWASHINGTON - The latest version of Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget office said on Thursday.Bid to ease Chile's abortion ban hits roadblock7/20/2017 9:27:40 PMSANTIAGO - Chile's Chamber of Deputies fell one vote short of passing the Senate version of a bill easing the country's strict abortion law, a surprise setback to President Michelle Bachelet and abortion rights advocates.Trump unveils companies' $500 million U.S. drug packaging project7/20/2017 8:10:38 PMWASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a $500 million investment that Corning Inc is making with pharmaceutical giants Merck and Pfizer to manufacture a new kind of glass for injectable drug vials.Living healthily, learning more could cut dementia cases by a third7/20/2017 4:17:50 AMLONDON - Learning new things, eating and drinking well, not smoking and limiting hearing loss and loneliness could prevent a third of dementia cases, health experts said on Thursday.Adult weight gain linked to major chronic diseases7/20/2017 9:22:53 PM - The weight that Americans typically gain between ages 20 and 50 may raise their risk of developing cancer, heart disease and other major illnesses, according to a new study.Support at home and in school tied to resilience in child refugees7/20/2017 9:01:23 PM - Refugee kids may fare better in their new country when they have support from a variety of people at home, in school and in their community, a small Australian study suggests.