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WHO urges Trump to expand Obamacare, ensure healthcare for all 1:11pm EST

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to expand Obamacare and ensure all Americans have access to healthcare.

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Big price hikes seen in drug that prevents overdose deaths

(Reuters Health) - Two of the largest suppliers of the life-saving drug naloxone have dramatically increased their prices in recent years, threatening to make it less likely that someone can be saved from a potentially-fatal opioid overdose.

3:35pm EST

Optimistic women may live longer

(Reuters Health) - Women who have a sunny outlook on life may live longer than their peers who take a dimmer view of the world, a recent study suggests.

12:47pm EST

Anxiety, irritability may precede depression in high-risk teens

(Reuters Health) - When parents have a history of depression, teens are at greater risk for developing the disorder themselves, and signs of being irritable, anxious and fearful may precede a first episode of depression, a recent study suggests.

2:14pm EST

French add to U.S. concerns about Bayer contraceptive implant

PARIS Women in France who have used Bayer's contraceptive implant Essure have launched a legal complaint about side-effects similar to a challenge already underway in the United States.

France 12:16pm EST

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