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Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance 3:14am BST

WASHINGTON Twenty-two million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the U.S. Senate Republican healthcare bill, a nonpartisan congressional office said on Monday, complicating the path forward for the already-fraught legislation.


'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli heads into fraud trial 26 Jun 2017

NEW YORK Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur vilified as the "pharma bro" for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, will go on trial on Monday for what U.S. prosecutors called a Ponzi-like scheme at his former hedge fund and a drug company he once ran. | Video


Pharmacy executive tied to 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak gets nine years in prison 1:02am BST

BOSTON A former Massachusetts pharmacy executive was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday after being convicted of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak in 2012.


Brazil meat inspection flaws flagged in new blow to sector 26 Jun 2017

SAO PAULO Brazil's meat industry lacks enough inspectors to ensure the product is safe, a health inspectors union said on Monday, blaming government cutbacks for what the United States has called system-wide sanitary issues.


Reports of side effects with cosmetics increasing 1:02am BST

(Reuters Health) - Reports of adverse events associated with cosmetics and personal care products sold in the U.S. more than doubled last year, due in large part to complaints about WEN by Chaz Dean Cleansing Conditioners, a new study suggests.

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