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LATEST NEWS:   Express Scripts drops Amgen anemia drugs from formulary - (Reuters) - Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, on Friday said it will remove 25 products from its 2015 list of preferred drugs, including anemia treatments Epogen and Aranesp, both sold by Amgen Inc.
LATEST NEWS:   Two relief workers with Ebola to be evacuated to Atlanta - ATLANTA (Reuters) - Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, will be flown to the United States and treated in isolation at an Atlanta hospital, officials said on Friday.
LATEST NEWS:   African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak - CONAKRY (Reuters) - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease.
LATEST NEWS:   Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729 - FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, joining neighboring Liberia in imposing controls as the death toll from the outbreak of the virus hit 729 in West Africa.
LATEST NEWS:   Coaches may help deter abuse among athletes - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Participating in a teen relationship abuse prevention program may equip and encourage high school coaches to intervene when they witness abusive behavior among athletes, according to a new study.
LATEST NEWS:   U.S. asks appeals court to reconsider Obamacare subsidies ruling - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court on Friday to reconsider its July 22 ruling that poses a major setback to the Obamacare health insurance overhaul as it could limit the availability of federal health insurance subsidies for millions of people.
LATEST NEWS:   Parents of preschoolers buying less milk, soda and juice - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The parents of preschool children in the U.S. may be buying fewer sugar-sweetened drinks, a new study suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   French hospital to open wine bar to cheer up terminally ill - PARIS (Reuters) - A hospital in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand is to open a wine bar where terminally ill patients will be able to enjoy a "medically-supervised" glass or two with their families.
LATEST NEWS:   Exposure of health workers weakens Africa's Ebola fight - FREETOWN/DAKAR/LONDON (Reuters) - Jenneh became a nurse in Sierra Leone 15 years ago with the hope of saving lives in one of the world's poorest countries. Now she fears for her own after three of her colleagues died of Ebola.
LATEST NEWS:   Crowdsourcing the answers to medical mysteries - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people plagued for years by mysterious illnesses, a new online service aims to help by “crowdsourcing” among medical professionals for a diagnosis.