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  • Republicans warn Trump against declaring emergency

    President Donald Trump will sign a bill to avert another government shutdown, but also issue a national emergency declaration to build a wall on the US southern border, according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, replacing lawmakers' most pressing problem with one that strikes at their power to spend money. For his first two years in office, Trump enjoyed Republican control of Congress and was still unable to get what he wanted on border security, his signature campaign issue. The...

  • Antibiotic resistances spread faster than so far thought

    By studying fish raised in aquaculture, researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Campinas in Brazil have shed new light on the mechanisms by which antibiotic resistance genes are transferred between bacteria. According to the study published in the journal 'Microbiome', those mechanisms are more varied than previously thought.
  • Looking to Technology to Avoid Doctors’ Offices and Emergency Rooms

    New medical and diagnostic tools could put patients more in charge of their own care — eventually.