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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

June 11, 2018 - 6:13am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs.
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Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

June 11, 2018 - 6:13am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs.
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Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

June 11, 2018 - 6:13am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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CDC warns residents in eight U.S. states of cut-fruit Salmonella outbreak

June 10, 2018 - 8:47pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged residents of eight U.S. states to check for recalled pre-cut melon that is linked to an outbreak of Salmonella.
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Rise in U.S. suicides highlights need for new depression drugs

June 9, 2018 - 2:17pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A spike in suicide rates in the United States has cast fresh light on the need for more effective treatments for major depression, with researchers saying it is a tricky development area that has largely been abandoned by big pharmaceutical companies.
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Irish women bare all in record-breaking skinny dip

June 9, 2018 - 1:56pm
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of Irish women shed their inhibitions and their clothes on a secluded beach fifty kilometers south of Dublin on Saturday for a world-record setting "skinny dip" to raise funds for a children’s cancer charity.
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Finland's health care reform vote to be pushed back by months: parliament speaker

June 9, 2018 - 7:05am
TURKU, Finland (Reuters) - The Finnish parliament will not be able to vote on the government's major health care and local government bill until August at the earliest, parliament's speaker said on Saturday.
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Insurer lobby group weighs in on Obamacare individual mandate case

June 8, 2018 - 8:25pm
(Reuters) - Removing certain provisions tied to the Affordable Care Act, former U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, could strike out important consumer protections and potentially harm millions of Americans, a trade association that represents U.S. health insurers said on Friday.
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U.S. suicide prevention programs say more funding needed

June 8, 2018 - 4:25pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Efforts to fight suicide in the United States are desperate for additional funding, suicide-prevention experts said, following this week's high profile deaths of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, and new statistics showing a growing problem.
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Bourdain, Spade suicides highlight need for new depression drugs

June 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The suicides this week of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have cast fresh light on the need for more effective treatments for major depression, an area that has been largely abandoned by big pharmaceutical companies.
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Elton John urges social media firms to help end HIV/AIDS stigma

June 8, 2018 - 3:12pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Paying tribute to Princess Diana, British singer Elton John appealed for an end to the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in a speech on Friday and called on social media platforms to do more to help.
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Closing of oil and coal power plants linked to drop in preterm births

June 8, 2018 - 12:49pm
(Reuters Health) - The shuttering of eight oil- and coal-fueled electric plants in California was associated with a sizeable decrease in preterm births among women living nearby, researchers say.
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