Category Archives: Health

U.S. Agency Pushes Reforms to Protect Drug-Dependent Babies

By John Shiffman & Duff Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Health & Human Services Department is revamping its policies to assist protect thousands of babies born dependent on drugs,…

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Drugmaker Valeant cuts 2016 outlook, says it faces default risk

By Ankur Banerjee & Rod Nickel (Reuters) – Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc cut its 2016 revenue forecast by approximately 12 percent on Tuesday & said a delay in filing its…

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France, Canada have most teen pot smokers

Paris (AFP) – France & Canada have the highest percentage of 15-year-old pot smokers among 42 well-off nations surveyed by the World Health Organization, the UN agency said in a…

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Mosquitoes' rapid spread poses threat beyond Zika

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – As the world focuses on Zika's rapid advance in the Americas, experts warn the virus that originated in Africa is just one of a…

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Vericel Corp's heart drug meets main goal in mid-stage study

(Reuters) – Vericel Corp said its experimental heart drug met the main goal of reducing death, hospitalizations & emergency visits in patients in a mid-stage study. The company's shares rose…

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