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Business Day|Mylan Raised EpiPen's Price Before the Expected Arrival of a Gen...
24 Aug 2016 at 5:21pm

New York Times

Business Day|Mylan Raised EpiPen's Price Before the Expected Arrival of a Generic
New York Times
EpiPens used for training school staff members in Virginia. Mylan is under fire for raising the price of the allergy treatment device. Credit Karen Kasmauski for The New York Times. In 2012, the company behind the EpiPen settled a lawsuit by agreeing ...
Latest Target In The Drug Price Wars? The Ubiquitous EpiPenNPR
Are drug companies overcharging?CNN
Top Trump Backer Bets Big on Overpric...

More Bad Zika News: Affected Newborn Stayed Infected for Two Months - NBCNews...
24 Aug 2016 at 4:07pm

NBCNews.com

More Bad Zika News: Affected Newborn Stayed Infected for Two Months
NBCNews.com
A Brazilian baby with brain damage caused by Zika virus stayed infected for more than two months after he was born, doctors reported Wednesday. That suggests that newborns may continue to be at risk from the virus at a time when their brains are still ...
New Images Show Exactly How Zika Virus Devastates A Fetus' BrainHuffington Post
Zika virus may linger in babies' blood for months, with unknown effectsUSA...

Gene Tests Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Chemotherapy, Study S...
24 Aug 2016 at 2:02pm

New York Times

Gene Tests Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Chemotherapy, Study Says
New York Times
A MammaPrint microarray of two tumor biopsies: low risk (top) and high risk (bottom). Active genes, including many that help tumors grow and spread, show up red, and inactive ones green. Credit Agendia. When is it safe for a woman with breast cancer to ...
Study Of Breast Cancer Treatment Reveals Paradox Of Precision MedicineNPR
Gene test can reduce chemo use among breast-cancer patients,...

Firefighter describes life after historic face transplant: 'I have hope now' ...
24 Aug 2016 at 11:36am

CNN

Firefighter describes life after historic face transplant: 'I have hope now'
CNN
(CNN) Patrick Hardison can now drive his children to school in the morning. He can swim in a pool, run his fingers through his hair and blink his eyes. He can walk in crowds without strangers staring and pointing at him, and children running away ...
Mississippi firefighter feels 'normal' again 1 year after face transplantFox News
How a Severely Burned Former Firefighter Is Doing 1 Year After Face Transplant Surge...

The aging paradox: The older we get, the happier we are - Los Angeles Times
24 Aug 2016 at 10:06am

Los Angeles Times

The aging paradox: The older we get, the happier we are
Los Angeles Times
Believe it or not, there are upsides to getting older. Yes, your physical health is likely to decline as you age. And unfortunately, your cognitive abilities like learning new skills and remembering things is likely to suffer too. But despite such ...
Senior Years May Truly Be Golden for HappinessU.S. News & World Report
Growing Older, Getting HappierNew York Times (blog)
Old People Are Happier Than People I...

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