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Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement resolving U.S. Justice Department claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases.

Common chemicals in cosmetics, soaps tied to poor semen quality

(Reuters Health) - Men who have been exposed to common chemicals known as parabens have lower testosterone levels and more sperm that are abnormally shaped and slow moving, according to a study that suggests these ingredients may contribute to infertility.

House Democrats launch probe into MS drug pricing

U.S. House Democrats said on Thursday they were launching an investigation into why prices for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatments have nearly quadrupled since 2004, and they sent letters requesting information from seven drugmakers.

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma

Reuters Health - Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and treatment needs to address this underlying stressor, researchers say.

China says no risk of contamination from EU egg scare

China's Agriculture ministry said on Thursday no eggs from Europe have been imported into the country, leaving no risk of contamination from a scare sweeping Europe about the use of a potentially harmful insecticide.

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Trump's attacks could leave him friendless if impeachment comes

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Republican senators, an approach he may regret if he is someday impeached and the Senate has to weigh charges against him stemming from an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.