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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Missouri Supreme Court ruling on talc lawsuits could reduce the liability and number of large trials Johnson & Johnson faces over allegations its talc products, including baby powder, cause cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas seeking to end their public funding to women’s healthcare and abortion provider Planned Parenthood through the Medicaid program, with President Donald Trump’s appointee Brett Kavanaugh among the justices who rebuffed the states. The justices left intact lower court rulings that […]

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(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, ruling that it “unequivocally” violates women’s constitutional rights. FILE PHOTO: File photo of Jackson Women’s health Organization in Jackson, Mississippi, July 11, 2012. REUTERS/Emily Le Coz/File Photo The law, considered one of the most restrictive […]

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – A growing number of U.S. seniors are choosing Medicare Advantage, the popular private insurance alternative to traditional coverage. But a new report by federal investigators finds that Advantage plans have a pattern of inappropriately denying patient claims. FILE PHOTO: Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged in the shape of a U.S. dollar […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday, calling a failed 2017 push to repeal the healthcare law a “disappointment.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during an interview with Reuters in Washington, U.S., […]

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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A federal judge blocked Texas laws requiring the burial or cremation of aborted fetal tissue, saying in a decision on Wednesday the measures placed substantial and unconstitutional obstacles in the path of a woman’s right to choose an abortion. FILE PHOTO: The federal court building is shown at the beginning of […]

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