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Feb 16 2017

Trump's pick to lead health agency calls EpiPen issue 'disturbing'

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's choice to lead an important health agency said on Thursday that the way pharmaceutical companies classify products as generic or branded needs to be reviewed in order to help hold down government spending, as she cited Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment.

Feb 16 2017

Trump's pick to lead health agency calls EpiPen issue 'disturbing'

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's choice to lead an important health agency said on Thursday that the way pharmaceutical companies classify products as generic or branded needs to be reviewed in order to help hold down government spending, as she cited Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment.

Feb 10 2017

With eye on Obamacare, Price takes helm as U.S. health secretary

WASHINGTON Tom Price was sworn in as U.S. secretary of health on Friday, putting in place a determined opponent of Obamacare to help President Donald Trump fulfill his pledge to dismantle his predecessor's law and reshape the country's healthcare system. | Video

Feb 10 2017

With eye on Obamacare, Price takes helm as U.S. health secretary

Tom Price was sworn in as U.S. secretary of health on Friday, putting in place a determined opponent of Obamacare to help President Donald Trump dismantle his predecessor's law and reshape the nation's healthcare system.

Feb 10 2017

U.S. Senate votes to confirm Rep. Price as health secretary

WASHINGTON, Feb 10 The U.S. Senate voted on Friday to confirm Representative Tom Price as the top U.S. healthcare official, putting a determined opponent of Obamacare in position to help President Donald Trump dismantle the healthcare law.

Feb 08 2017

Top Senate Democrat says has 'serious concerns' about court nominee Gorsuch

WASHINGTON The Senate's top Democrat on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of avoiding answering questions "like the plague" and dodging efforts to gauge his judicial independence during a meeting that deepened his concerns about the nominee.

Feb 08 2017

U.S. House speaker says Obamacare replacement will pass this year

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives' Republican leader said on Tuesday that legislation to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law would be completed this year, trying to dispel the idea that the party is retreating from its campaign promise to dismantle Obamacare quickly. | Video

Feb 07 2017

Senior Democrat says Trump court pick avoided questions 'like the plague'

WASHINGTON The Senate's top Democrat on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of avoiding answering questions "like the plague" and dodging efforts to gauge his judicial independence during a meeting that deepened his concerns about the nominee.

Feb 02 2017

U.S. Republicans wrestle with effort to gut Obamacare

WASHINGTON Republicans in Congress struggled on Thursday with their efforts to dismantle Obamacare, with conservatives urging haste while some lawmakers said the task had become more of a repair job than the repeal of the U.S. healthcare law promised by President Donald Trump's administration.

Feb 02 2017

U.S. Republicans wrestle with effort to gut Obamacare

WASHINGTON Republicans in Congress struggled on Thursday with their efforts to dismantle Obamacare, with conservatives urging haste while some lawmakers said the task had become more of a repair job than the repeal of the U.S. healthcare law promised by President Donald Trump's administration.

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