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J&J drops 4% on report DOJ investigating allegations company lied about talc cancer risks

Jul 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
J&J has denied allegations that its talc causes cancer. It said numerous studies and tests by regulators worldwide have shown that its talc is safe and...
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A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses

Jul 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal...
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CDC says 8 in 10 US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC...
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CVS expanding HealthHUBS to Boston, Dallas next year — targets cities with chronic disease

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
CVS will open HealthHUBs in Boston, Dallas-Forth Worth, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia in the first half of...
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For cancer survivors, the average out-of-pocket spending each year is about $1,000

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Cancer can take a toll on your health, your job, your family – and your...
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Healthy Arteries are Linked to Better Heart Function in Middle Age

Jul 12, 2019 , CardioSmart
Developing heart-healthy habits as a young adult helps keep your heart strong in middle...
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Three Prevention Efforts Could Save 94 Million Lives Over 25 Years

Jul 12, 2019 , CardioSmart
Global analysis shows that improving blood pressure and diet could save millions of lives over the next few...
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Decades of Health Gains Lost After Cutbacks in Low-Income, Rural Maine

Jul 12, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study suggests continued health programming is needed to reduce health disparities in low-income...
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23andMe is moving into Apple's territory with a pilot to pull in medical data, not just DNA info

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
23andMe is experimenting with a new service that incorporates other sorts of data, including prescription history and lab test...
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Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing...
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White House drops proposal to eliminate drug rebates. Health stocks soar

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Insurers UnitedHealth, Cigna and CVS Health, which bought Aetna last year, are all up in early trading Thursday on the...
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Drinking fruit juice may raise cancer risk, study claims

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was "significantly associated with the risk of overall...
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American Eagle Outfitters is following rival Abercrombie & Fitch by getting into the CBD business

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters is following in rival Abercrombie & Fitch's footsteps by getting into the booming CBD business and partnering with Green Growth...
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Kidney dialysis stocks soar as investors see Trump executive order as good news

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
The details of the proposal for achieving that goal appear to be far less threatening to the major dialysis providers than initially feared by many...
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Illumina plunges after slashing revenue expectations

Jul 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Illumina said it now expects revenue to grow about 6% this fiscal year. That's far below its previous projection for about 13% to 14% revenue growth in fiscal...
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'Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?' Patients in the UK are using Amazon's tech for aches and pains

Jul 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The National Health Service is looking to increase its use of digital...
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Trump executive order on organ transplants could fuel a little-known biotech company

Jul 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
President Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order that would increase kidney transplants, and Raymond James says biotech firm CareDx could...
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Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial'

Jul 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
"An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services...
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Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS

Jul 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information at home. Others are concerned that it's a waste of time and...
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How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy

Jul 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governor is waging a war against the drug industry. A grassroots effort has also sprung up to curb drug...
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