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  • $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:34:04 GMT
    A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.More >>
    The price may be high but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.More >>
  • House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

    House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:57:31 GMT
    Rep. Jeff Miller's background as a real estate broker will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion veterans health care bill to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members dead...More >>
    House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying...More >>
  • West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

    West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:27:25 GMT
    The West African airline that transported a passenger sick with Ebola last week says it's now suspending flights to the two cities hardest hit by the disease.More >>
    Police officers deployed to Liberia's international airport to ensure passengers are screened for Ebola symptoms as a major regional airline announced Tuesday it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an...More >>

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