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U.S. senators seek ban on pesticide chlorpyrifos 11:10am EDT

NEW YORK A group of Democratic senators hopes to ban a pesticide the U.S. government has greenlighted for use, according to a bill unveiled on Tuesday in a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump's push to loosen environmental regulations.

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Slight drop in measles vaccinations could triple infections in U.S. kids

(Reuters Health) - Just a 5 percent decline in measles vaccination rates could triple the number of young children who get infected with the virus in the U.S., according to a study highlighting the risks of parents refusing to vaccinate their kids.

Jul 24 2017

Dozens of U.S. clinics sell unproven stem cell therapies for heart failure

(Reuters Health) - Stem cell therapy isn’t approved to treat heart failure in the U.S., but dozens of clinics nationwide advertise the treatments anyway, often charging thousands of dollars for procedures that may not be safe or effective, a new study suggests.

Jul 24 2017
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Trump pleads with Republicans to roll back Obamacare

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. Jul 24 2017

U.S. jury finds AbbVie liable for misrepresentation in AndroGel verdict

NEW YORK A federal jury in Chicago on Monday found AbbVie Inc fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel and ordered the drugmaker to pay $150 million in punitive damages.

Jul 24 2017

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