U.S. study revives argument over mammogram screening

U.S. study revives argument over mammogram screening

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(Reuters Health) – Yearly mammograms starting at age 40 would prevent the most deaths from breast cancer, U.S. researchers reported on Monday in a challenge to more conservative recommendations that... Read More

Insys agrees to pay $4.45 million to resolve Illinois opioid lawsuit

Insys agrees to pay $4.45 million to resolve Illinois opioid lawsuit

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Insys Therapeutics Inc has agreed to pay $ 4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois’ attorney general claiming it deceptively marketed an addictive fentanyl-based cancer pain... Read More

Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Mylan NV has finalized a $ 465 million settlement resolving U.S. Justice Department claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the... Read More

Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide dead

Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide dead

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FREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of... Read More

Can drinking a little bit help you live longer?

Can drinking a little bit help you live longer?

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(Reuters Health) – Having a little wine or beer to unwind most days may help lower the odds of a premature death as long as that drink or two doesn’t... Read More

Marijuana products sending more French kids to ERs

Marijuana products sending more French kids to ERs

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(Reuters Health) – Increased availability of potent marijuana products in France may be driving an increase in emergency room visits by intoxicated toddlers, a new study suggests. Reuters: Health News... Read More

Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia next year

Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia next year

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(Reuters) – U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Friday it will exit Obamacare markets in Virginia and reduce its plan offerings in Washington and Scott counties and the city... Read More

EU Commissioner calls for summit over major egg contamination scare

EU Commissioner calls for summit over major egg contamination scare

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commissioner in charge of food safety has called for a meeting of ministers and national regulatory agencies to discuss a widespread European contamination scare, which... Read More