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Express Scripts says Anthem unlikely to renew contract; shar…

24-04-2017

Express Scripts says Anthem unlikely to renew contract; shares sink

Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the United States, said health insurer Anthem Inc was unlikely to renew its contract with the company....

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Diet and gut bacteria linked with blood clots

24-04-2017

Diet and gut bacteria linked with blood clots

(Reuters Health) - Consuming too much choline, a nutrient sold in over-the-counter dietary supplements, can boost the risk for blood clots, researchers warn....

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Poorest preschoolers most vulnerable to fatal child abuse

24-04-2017

Poorest preschoolers most vulnerable to fatal child abuse

(Reuters Health) - 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. “We think our study should inform public health leaders and local clinicians to be aware that children living in high-poverty communities are really a vulnerable group at increased risk of death due to child abuse,” lead author Dr. Caitlin Farrell, a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, said in a phone interview. Farrell and her team analyzed death certificates for young children and U.S. Census poverty data from 1999 through...

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Poorest preschoolers most vulnerable to fatal child abuse

24-04-2017

Poorest preschoolers most vulnerable to fatal child abuse

(Reuters Health) - 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. “We think our study should inform public health leaders and local clinicians to be aware that children living in high-poverty communities are really a vulnerable group at increased risk of death due to child abuse,” lead author Dr. Caitlin Farrell, a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, said in a phone interview. Farrell and her team analyzed death certificates for young children and U.S. Census poverty data from 1999 through...

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Poorest preschoolers most vulnerable to fatal child abuse

24-04-2017

Poorest preschoolers most vulnerable to fatal child abuse

(Reuters Health) - 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. “We think our study should inform public health leaders and local clinicians to be aware that children living in high-poverty communities are really a vulnerable group at increased risk of death due to child abuse,” lead author Dr. Caitlin Farrell, a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, said in a phone interview. Farrell and her team analyzed death certificates for young children and U.S. Census poverty data from 1999 through...

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