Wall Street Journal, New York

OPEC Doubts Russia's Pledge On Cuts, Presaging Price War

online.wsj.com — OPEC and Russia are edging back toward the brink of a price war. Russia has pledged to cut its oil exports by 150,000 barrels a day to meet demands by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries that non-OPEC producers join the cartel in reducing output to prop up crude prices.

Putin Foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky Aims to Remake Russia

online.wsj.com — NEW YORK-Russian tycoon and Vladimir Putin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky said he is aiming to bring about a constitutional conference that would shift power away from the Russian presidency and toward the legislature and judiciary.

Payments Show Range of Doctors' Ties With Industry

Doctor Group Backs Implantable Devices to Prevent Teen Pregnancies

Hospitals Cut Costs by Getting Doctors to Stick to Guidelines

online.wsj.com — A hospital group in Delaware was concerned it was spending too much on cardiac monitoring for patients outside of intensive care who didn't need it. So it changed its computer system to encourage doctors to follow American Heart Association guidelines for using the monitors.

Read slowly to benefit your brain and cut stress

online.wsj.com — Once a week, members of a Wellington, New Zealand, book club arrive at a cafe, grab a drink and shut off their cellphones. Then they sink into cozy chairs and read in silence for an hour. The point of the club isn't to talk about literature, but to get away from pinging electronic devices and read, uninterrupted.

Many Pediatricians Are Skipping the Sex Talk With Teens

online.wsj.com — Talking to teenagers about sex is tough-so tough that many pediatricians appear to be avoiding the topic all together. Health experts recommend that teens receive regular care relating to their sexual health, including screening and vaccination for sexually transmitted infections, but studies show that few pediatricians offer these services regularly.

English Gardeners' Fix for Too Many Snails? Toss Them into Neighbors' Yards

online.wsj.com — SURREY, ENGLAND-Jill Vickers spends three hours a day tending her lush, hydrangea-trimmed garden. So the sight of snails munching holes in her plants makes her mad. Her usual way of coping is to toss them in the compost bin.

Pharmalot. Pharmalittle: We’re Reading About AstraZeneca and More

blogs.wsj.com — The Justice Department cleared AstraZeneca after a probe into the company's heart drug Brilinta. The feds started their investigations after receiving a complaint from a medical professor who claimed that data from a key clinical trial, called PLATO, may have been manipulated.

Novo Nordisk Pays for a Weekend Delay

blogs.wsj.com — Getting bad news from the Food and Drug Administration is never a good thing. But neglecting to inform the market immediately just makes the problem worse. Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk on Monday said it would pay a 500,000 Danish kroner ($89,854) fine imposed by Denmark's public prosecutor for failing to immediately tell investors about a rejection letter from the FDA concerning two of the company's insulin products.
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Nov 19, 2014

ICYMI, the small-town mayor opposing the $45 billion Comcast-Time Warner deal. on.wsj.com/11kr8yc fascinating story by @shaliniWSJ

Nov 19, 2014

The sustainability of high CF drug pricing played into Royalty Pharma's calculations about buying royalty rights. on.wsj.com/1xPKmaK

Nov 19, 2014

Such a bummer @Serial isn't coming out on Thanksgiving. My whole family is listening. Would have been fun to sit down and listen together!

Nov 19, 2014

Another victim of #Ebola -- big mining projects that W. African economies have been counting on for jobs, growth. on.wsj.com/1xAPRN1

Nov 19, 2014

Yikes -- the ruble has lost more than 30% of its value vs. the dollar this year, hit by low oil price & sanctions. on.wsj.com/11oxqg3

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