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Theranos Is Subject of Criminal Probe by U.S.

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Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into whether Theranos Inc. misled investors about the state of its technology and operations, according to people familiar with the matter.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and the New York State Department of Health have received subpoenas in recent weeks seeking documents and testimony about representations made to them by the Palo Alto, Calif., blood-testing company, some of the people said.

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Pennsylvania takes states allowing medical marijuana to new high

Medical marijuana legal in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania on Sunday became the 24th US state to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program.

The Democratic governor, Tom Wolf, signed the bill into law in the afternoon, surrounded by a jubilant crowd of supporters at the Capitol building in Harrisburg.

“Marijuana is medicine and it’s coming to Pennsylvania,” said Democratic state senator Daylin Leach, the bill’s cosponsor.

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Study drug LOXO-101 shrinks several types of tumor

cancer drug LOXO 101- A drug called LOXO-101 caused significant regression in various types of cancer among patients in a recent clinical trial, according to researchers.

The drug, under development by LOXO Oncology, inhibits tropomyosin receptor kinase, or TRK, and surprised researchers by stopping the progression of cancer in six patients with TRK fusion cancer in different parts of their bodies, researchers said during a presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research's 2016 annual meeting.

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A subtype of thyroid tumor isn’t cancer after all

Thyroid tumor not cancer after allPeople diagnosed with a particular type of thyroid cancer and aggressively treated for it actually didn’t have cancer after all.

That’s the conclusion of 24 endocrinology pathologists from seven countries empaneled by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine to reconsider the diagnosis and treatment of Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.

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Ex-NFL Players Rally Behind Medical Marijuana

NFL players back medical marijuanaThirty ex-NFL players have teamed up with a cannabis company in California to test medical marijuana as a treatment for chronic pain and depression. The move comes in the wake of increasing reports on the physical and mental anguish retired football players face, including a potentially debilitating brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Is this the answer they’ve been looking for?

Leading the player side of the trial is Gridiron Cannabis Coalition, an organization founded by a former NFL star to spread awareness about the effectiveness of the drug. Longstanding marijuana extract maker Constance Therapeutics will provide the extracts and oils that players will use to treat their pain.

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Obamacare to launch new payment initiative

Obamacare planSix years after President Obama’s health reforms became law, officials in his administration told POLITICO they are launching the largest-ever initiative to transform primary care in America, an effort to give doctors more flexibility and reward them for producing better results for their patients.

The experiment the administration will announce today, a program called Comprehensive Primary Care Plus, is intended to shake up the way 20,000 doctors and clinicians treat more than 25 million patients when it goes into effect in January 2017.

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Study: Life-saving health care in poor nations would cost $5 per person

Life saving health costs five dollarsThe cost of health care that could save the lives of millions of children and their mothers every year would be less than $5 per person, researchers report.

The money would expand basic health services -- such as birth control, nutritional supplements and medication to treat serious illnesses such as pneumonia and malaria -- in 74 low- and middle-income countries. Those countries account for more than 95 percent of mother and child deaths each year, according to the study published April 9 in The Lancet.

The researchers reported that, worldwide, in 2015 nearly 6 million children under age 5 died, as did more than 300,000 women from pregnancy-related causes.

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