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CVS Health plans to buy Signify Health, WSJ reports

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CVS Health logo is seen displayed in this illustration taken, May 3, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 7 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp is planning to buy Signify Health Inc as it looks to expand in home-health services, the Wall Street......

Amazon strikes $3.5 bln deal for One Medical in long march into U.S. healthcare

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July 21 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Thursday agreed to buy primary care provider One Medical (ONEM.O) for $3.49 billion, expanding the e-commerce giant’s virtual healthcare and adding brick-and-mortar doctors’ offices for the first time. The all-cash deal would combine two relatively small players as Amazon continues a years-long......

State abortion bans prevent women from getting essential medication

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July 14 (Reuters) – Annie England Noblin, a 40-year-old resident of rural Missouri, had never had a problem filling her monthly prescription for methotrexate until this week. On Monday, Noblin’s pharmacist said she could not give her the drug until she had confirmed with Noblin’s doctor that the medication would......

U.S. drug distributors prevail in $2.5 bln West Virginia opioid case

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Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio, June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 4 (Reuters) – Major U.S. drug distributors McKesson Corp (MCK.N), AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC.N) and Cardinal Health Inc (CAH.N) are not responsible for fueling......

Amazon places purchase limit on emergency contraceptive pills

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June 28 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has placed a temporary purchase limit of three units per week on emergency contraceptive pills, the company said on Tuesday. The move comes days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women’s constitutional right to......

COVID vaccine rollout for U.S. children close after CDC panel vote

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Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) – A panel of advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention......

Bitcoin sinks to fresh 18-month low as crypto meltdown deepens

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LONDON/NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) – Bitcoin slumped on Wednesday to a new 18-month low, dragging smaller tokens down with it and deepening a market meltdown sparked by crypto lender Celsius this week freezing customer withdrawals. The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell as much as 7.8% to $20,079.72 , its lowest......

Exclusive: Maker of Walmart, Amazon store-brand baby formulas sees shortages through rest of 2022

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NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – Perrigo Company PLC (PRGO.N), which makes store-brand baby formulas for retailers, including Walmart Inc (WMT.N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), expects shortages and heightened demand to last for the “balance of the year,” Chief Executive Murray Kessler told Reuters in an interview. The Biden administration......

Major U.S. retailers limit baby formula purchases on shortage

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CVS Health logo and stock graph are seen displayed in this illustration taken, May 3, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 10 (Reuters) – U.S. retailers including Target Corp (TGT.N), CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA.O) said on Tuesday they......

Nasdaq tumbles to lowest close since late 2020

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Microsoft, Alphabet drop ahead of reports after the bell GE down after it sees 2022 earnings at lower end of forecast Tesla tanks a day after Musk clinches deal to buy Twitter Indexes: Dow -2.38%, S&P 500 -2.81%, Nasdaq -3.95% April 26 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended sharply lower on......

Wall St tumbles as investors fret on weak earnings, rate hikes

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Healthcare stocks slump on HCA, Intuitive Surgical numbers Schlumberger gains on higher first-quarter profit Gap falls after cutting quarterly sales forecast April 22 (Reuters) – Wall Street slumped to a lower close on Friday, ending a whipsaw week of surprise earnings news and increased certainty around aggressive near-term interest rate......

DaVita and its former CEO acquitted of U.S. antitrust charges

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The outdoor sign seen at the DaVita Dialysis clinic in Denver February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 15 (Reuters) – A jury in Denver, Colorado, acquitted dialysis provider DaVita (DVA.N) and its former CEO Kent Thiry on Friday of charges that......

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