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Trump tells lawmakers he expects a deal 'very quickly' on healthcare 7:59pm EDT

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expects lawmakers will be able to reach a deal on healthcare.

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Vertex cystic fibrosis combination succeeds in late-stage trials

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its Kalydeco cystic fibrosis treatment given with an experimental drug demonstrated significant improvements in lung function in a pair of late-stage trials the company plans to use to seek approval of the combination therapy.

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Universal celiac testing lacks evidence - U.S. panel

(Reuters Health) - There is not enough evidence to encourage or discourage doctors from testing all their patients for celiac disease, according to a U.S. government-backed panel.

4:58pm EDT

Delirium in critically ill children common, may go undetected

(Reuters Health) - About a quarter of children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) will develop delirium, according to the first large international study to assess how common the condition is in critically ill children.

4:35pm EDT

Hong Kong lifts ban on Brazil meat imports, EU urges action

BRASÍLIA Hong Kong said on Tuesday it has lifted a ban on the import of Brazilian meat, removing one of the last blanket bans by a major importer, but strong words from an EU commissioner visiting Brazil suggests the scandal over health standards is not over yet.

Brazil, World 2:01pm EDT

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