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Health Care Signups Exceed Hopes, With 4 Million Newcomers to Federal Marketplace

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About 12.7 million people signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act or had their coverage renewed in the third annual open enrollment season. 

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Celgene, Gilead Sciences shares could rise 30 percent: Barron's

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The tumble in share prices for biotechnology stocks has created some buying opportunities, with drugmakers Celgene Corp and Gilead Sciences poised for a 30 percent rise over the next year, Barron's said. Celgene, which specializes in treatments for a blood plasma cell cancer called myeloma, could...(more) 

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C.D.C. Issues Zika Advisory for Pregnant Women and Sex Partners

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged pregnant women whose male partners have spent time in a Zika-affected country to abstain from sex or use condoms during their pregnancy. 

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4th patient infected during mold outbreak at hospital dies

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials say a fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a Pennsylvania hospital has died.... 

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Fourth patient linked to mold outbreak at Pittsburgh hospital dies

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UPMC on Sunday confirmed the death of Che DuVall, 70, and extended its sympathies to his family. DuVall, who had a lung transplant, is the fourth transplant patient at the hospital system who contracted infection and died. "We again want to reassure our patients that we...(more) 

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Colombia sees Guillain-Barre syndrome spike amid Zika cases

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More than 22,600 cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Colombia, which is seeing a sharp increase in a rare neurological disorder linked to the disease, authorities said Saturday. The news comes one day after Colombia, the country hit the second-hardest by the mosquito-borne...(more) 

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Carnival roars ahead in Brazil despite Zika health scare

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The worst health scare in recent history is not keeping Brazilians from their annual Carnival revelry, with millions of partiers swarming streets and some making fun of the mosquito that spreads Zika and other viruses. "It's one more thing to worry about," said Juliana Araujo, a...(more) 

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France restricts blood transfusions over Zika virus

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Travelers coming back from any outbreak zones of the Zika virus will need to wait at least 28 days before giving blood to avoid any risk of transmission, French Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Sunday. Zika, which is rapidly spreading through the Americas and has...(more) 

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Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- The police on front lines of the nation's battle against deadly heroin are changing tactics and even redefining their roles in some communities.... 

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Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies

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By Bill Berkrot and Anthony Boadle NEW YORK/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by the severity of a small number of cases they have reviewed from Brazil. Consultations among...(more) 

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Zika virus fails to spoil carnival

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Millions of people celebrate the first day of the annual carnival festivities across Brazil despite concerns about the recent Zika virus outbreak. 

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Is Chipotle a riskier place to eat? Hard to know

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By Julie Steenhuysen and Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - In recent months, Chipotle has lost customers, sales and profits after outbreaks of foodborne illnesses that sickened more than 500 people from Seattle to Boston. The burrito chain will shut its 1,900 U.S. restaurants on Monday for...(more) 

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