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Government costs could rise $2.3 billion without Obamacare payments: study 3:08am EDT

WASHINGTON The U.S. government's costs could increase by $2.3 billion in 2018 if Congress and President Donald Trump decide not to fund Obamacare-related payments to health insurers, according to a study released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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Canada recommends against testing everyone for hepatitis C

(Reuters Health) - Adults who don't have an increased risk of hepatitis C infection should not be tested for it, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommended today.

Apr 24 2017

Diet and gut bacteria linked with blood clots

(Reuters Health) - Consuming too much choline, a nutrient sold in over-the-counter dietary supplements, can boost the risk for blood clots, researchers warn.

Apr 24 2017

Childhood death of sibling might affect survivor’s lifespan

(Reuters Health) - Death of a sibling in childhood is associated with a greater risk of early death in the surviving brother or sister, researchers say.

Apr 24 2017

Lilly reports positive interim data on breast cancer combo drug

Eli Lilly and Co said the combination of its experimental breast cancer drug and a commonly used treatment met the main goal of a late-stage study in an interim analysis, setting the stage for a regulatory submission later this year.

Apr 24 2017

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