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Health Headlines for Monday, April 23

Centene Receives Regulatory Approval For The Fidelis Care Transaction From New York Department Of Health And New York Department Of Financial Services

PR Newswire

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that the New York Department of Health and the New York Department of Financial Services both issued their respective approvals of the Fidelis Care transaction.

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Opioids overprescribed to patients taking certain sedatives


Narcotic painkillers can be particularly dangerous for patients who also take tranquilizing drugs known as benzodiazepines, but a study suggests doctors are still over-prescribing this combination of medicines.

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Drugmaker Group Sets Lobbying Record


The drug industry set several quarterly records for lobbying spending in the first three months of 2018 as it faced pressure from President Donald Trump’s administration and lawmakers on drug pricing, generic medicines and trade.

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The vaccine dilemma: how experts weigh benefits for many against risks for a few


You’ve likely seen a version of the image above. Some people observe two faces in profile. Others see a vase.

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