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Substituting methadone for opioids could save billions

By Ronnie Cohen(Reuters Health) - Policymakers and insurers have been pushing people addicted to opioids into abstinence-based detox programs, but a

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U.S. judge rejects plea deal with Novelion's Aegerion

A U.S. judge on Monday rejected a plea deal that was part of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc's recent agreement to pay $40.1 million to resolve U.S. probes into its marketing of a cholesterol drug,&he...

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Many U.S. schools don’t teach CPR even when states require it

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Even though high schools in most U.S. states are required to offer training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

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Babies learn what words mean before they can use them

By Will Boggs MD(Reuters Health) - Babies begin to learn words and what they mean well before they begin talking, and researchers are beginning to un

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Amsterdam, Paris win post-Brexit EU agencies in lucky dip

Amsterdam and Paris won the right to host two EU agencies that must leave London because of Brexit after an extraordinary ministerial meeting in Brussels that left both results decided by drawing l...

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Cancer survivors often living with PTSD

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients may often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the months after their tumors are di

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HCR ManorCare gets respite from dropped Medicare fraud lawsuit

The U.S. Justice Department withdrew a Medicare fraud lawsuit against HCR ManorCare, removing a cloud over one the largest U.S. nursing home chains as it nears a deadline to settle a legal dispute&...

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Amsterdam, Paris win post-Brexit EU agencies in lucky dip thrillers

Amsterdam and Paris won the right to host the two EU agencies that must leave London on Brexit after a dramatic ministerial meeting in Brussels that left both result decided by drawing lots after&h...

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Reimbursement cuts on lab tests pressure U.S. lab firm shares

A federal agency on Friday rolled out deep cuts to reimbursement rates for some lab tests under Medicare, a move that could save the government as much as $3 billion over five years, but hurt margi...

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Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

Amsterdam won the right to host the EU's drug agency when it leaves London after Brexit after tying with Milan in a vote on Monday that was then decided by the drawing of lots, diplomatic sources&h...

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Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller: sources

Amsterdam won the right to host the EU's drug agency after Brexit after tying with Milan in a vote on Monday that was then decided by the drawing of lots, diplomatic sources said.

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Milan, Amsterdam face off to host EU drug agency: sources

Milan and Amsterdam will run off later on Monday for the right to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) when the EU drugs body must leave London after Brexit, diplomats said after a vote.

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