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White House says Trump opposes Senate's bipartisan Obamacare deal Oct 18 2017

WASHINGTON A bipartisan deal from two senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers suffered major setbacks on Wednesday with the White House saying President Donald Trump now opposes it and senior Republicans speaking out against it. | Video

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Ukraine passes long-delayed health reforms praised by West

KIEV Ukrainian lawmakers voted through a long-delayed overhaul of the health system on Thursday that the state's Western backers say will raise standards and tackle a culture of bribe-taking in surgeries and hospitals.

World, 9:51am EDT

Novartis to shut U.S. generics plant, cut 450 jobs

ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis is to cut 450 jobs in the United States over the next two years as it gradually shuts a generics manufacturing plant in Colorado and discontinues some products in the face of intense price pressures.

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FDA approves Gilead cancer gene therapy; price set at $373,000

U.S. regulators approved on Wednesday a new therapy for a type of lymphoma, which was developed by Gilead Science Inc's Kite Pharma, marking the second approval for this potentially revolutionary approach to fighting cancer.

Drug Pricing 8:23am EDT

McDonald's South Korea office raided in burger probe: reports

SEOUL South Korean investigators raided the Seoul office of McDonald's Corp on Wednesday following a series of complaints that children fell ill after eating hamburger patties alleged to have been undercooked, Yonhap News Agency and other media said.

South Korea Oct 18 2017

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