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Coca-Cola, PespiCo and others agree to cap sugar in drinks in Singapore 7:45am EDT

SINGAPORE Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state's campaign to fight diabetes.

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J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks

A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

Aug 21 2017

Medtronic misses revenue estimates, shares dip

Medical device maker Medtronic Plc on Tuesday reported quarterly revenue fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by lower sales in its diabetes-related device business.

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AstraZeneca ups investment in messenger RNA drugs with Ethris deal

FRANKFURT AstraZeneca has stepped up its investment in messenger RNA drugs, a promising approach in genetic therapy, by spending more than 25 million euros ($29 million) on a research alliance with German biotech start-up Ethris.

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Parents still failing to put babies to sleep on their backs

(Reuters Health) - Fewer than half of U.S. infants always sleep on their backs, the position doctors recommend to avoid sleep-related injuries and deaths, a study suggests.

Aug 21 2017

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