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Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, left, arrives to federal court with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, in New York, Monday, June 26, 2017. Even with his federal securities fraud trial set to begin Monday, Shkreli has blatantly defied his attorneys' advice to lay low. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trialSecurities fraud trial begins for former pharmaceutical CEO who became known for raising the cost of a life-saving medication 5,000 percent
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President Donald Trump walks off of the stage following a bill signing event for the "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017," in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Friday, June 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Trump optimistic on health care; some doubtfulTrump optimistic on health care passage; but some lawmakers say it will be difficult
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FILE- In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Barry Cadden, center, arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston, before scheduled closing arguments in his trial. Cadden is set to be sentenced on Monday, June 26, in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more. Cadden was acquitted of second-degree murder charges under federal racketeering law, but convicted on conspiracy and fraud charges. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreakThe co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more
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UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in YemenTHE UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200,000, many of them children
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California Assembly leader shelves single-payer health planThe leader of the state Assembly says he does not have plans to take up single-payer health care this year
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Breast milk jeweler ordered to refund customers, return milkA Rhode Island company that makes jewelry from breast milk has been ordered to refund $15,000 to 114 customers and return the milk they sent
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Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink itNevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party's bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul
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Prosecutors seek 35-year term in deadly meningitis outbreakProsecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the lives of the patients."
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Cholera suspected as several ill at Kenya medical conferenceCholera suspected as 'several' people sickened at Kenya medical conference, early tests show
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5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in TurkeyTurkish media reports say five people, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker addresses reporters during a news conference in Juneau, Alaska. Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate. The expansion of the state-federal program has allowed 11 million lower-income Americans to gain health coverage. Walker, a Republican-turned-independent, said in a statement Thursday that he is still reviewing the Senate plan, but had some worries about how it might affect his vast and sparsely populated state, where health care costs are high. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health billGovernors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate
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Sri Lankan doctors strike to demand university's closureA strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though doctors continued to treat critical and emergency cases
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