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Government costs could rise $2.3 billion without Obamacare payments: study4/25/2017 7:08:57 AMWASHINGTON - 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.White House says vote on healthcare plan may not come for weeks4/24/2017 6:19:09 PMWASHINGTON - A congressional vote on a Republican healthcare plan may not come for weeks as leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate continue negotiations over possible proposals, the White House said on Monday.NASH: The next untapped pharma market gives investors many options4/24/2017 6:00:58 PM - Large drugmakers with piles of cash are on the hunt for promising medicines being developed by small companies to treat NASH, a progressive fatty liver disease poised to become the leading cause of liver transplants by 2020.Mindfulness-based stress reduction only slightly improves low back pain4/24/2017 9:22:53 PM - - Mindfulness-based stress reduction programs (MSBR) appear to improve low back pain only slightly, and only temporarily, a review of previous research suggests.Poorest preschoolers most vulnerable to fatal child abuse4/24/2017 7:04:18 PM - Children in America’s poorest communities have three times the risk of dying from child abuse before age 5 as children in the wealthiest neighborhoods, a new study finds.Sanofi files U.S. antitrust lawsuit against Mylan over EpiPen4/24/2017 3:26:17 PM - Sanofi SA on Monday sued Mylan NV, accusing the pharmaceutical company of engaging in illegal conduct to squelch competition to its EpiPen allergy treatment, which has been at the center of a public debate over drug prices.Canada recommends against testing everyone for hepatitis C4/24/2017 10:02:27 PM - 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.Diet and gut bacteria linked with blood clots4/24/2017 8:46:59 PM - Consuming too much choline, a nutrient sold in over-the-counter dietary supplements, can boost the risk for blood clots, researchers warn.Childhood death of sibling might affect survivor’s lifespan4/24/2017 4:07:08 PM - Death of a sibling in childhood is associated with a greater risk of early death in the surviving brother or sister, researchers say.Lilly reports positive interim data on breast cancer combo drug4/24/2017 4:09:57 PM - 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.