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Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

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BOSTON (AP) -- The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more....

'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

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NEW YORK (AP) -- "Pharma Bro" just won't keep his mouth shut....

Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. President Donald Trump, making a final push to fulfill a key campaign promise, insists Republicans are not "that far off" and signaled last-minute changes are coming to win votes....




Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years....

UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen
BERLIN (AP) -- The U.N. health agency says there are now more than 200,000 suspected cases of cholera in an outbreak in war-torn Yemen, many of them children....

California Assembly leader shelves single-payer health plan
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The prospects of a government-run health care system in California dimmed Friday when the leader of the state Assembly announced he doesn't plan to take up the single-payer bill this year....

Style vs safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk?
Oregon football players used three helmets last season - green, black and white - that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations....

'Superhero' 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new ones - especially red and blue superhero themed digits - has made 8-year-old Kaori Misue a vibrant playground star....

Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project....