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Exclusive: WHO cancer agency asked experts to withhold weedkiller documents 1:04pm EDT

LONDON - The World Health Organization's cancer agency - which is facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens - advised academic experts on one of its review panels not to disclose documents they were asked to release under United States freedom of information laws.

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Merck wins early U.S. approval for Keytruda in untreated lung cancer

Merck & Co has won U.S. approval to market its immunotherapy Keytruda for use in previously untreated lung cancer patients two months ahead of schedule, making it the only such drug cleared for first-line treatment.

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After concussion, kids’ quality of life may dip for months

(Reuters Health) - Kids with persistent symptoms months after a concussion have lower quality of life than kids who have recovered, but even kids who recovered quickly may still struggle, according to a new Canadian study.

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Bill Gates foundation gives $210 million to Seattle-based university

Microsoft founder Bill Gates through his foundation has donated $210 million to an initiative based at the University of Washington in Seattle aimed at improving people's health around the world, university officials said on Tuesday.

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Texas hospital reaches settlement with nurse infected with Ebola

AUSTIN, Texas A nurse who contracted the Ebola virus while treating the first person diagnosed with the deadly disease in the United States has reached a settlement with the Dallas hospital where she was in a team caring for the man, a statement on Monday said.

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