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Barry Cadden, president of the New England Compounding Center, followed by members of his legal team, arrive at the federal courthouse for sentencing Monday, June 26, 2017, in Boston. A verdict of guilty on charges of mail fraud, racketeering conspiracy and racketeering had been reached on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in the case of a fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids manufactured by Cadden's pharmacy which killed dozens and sickened hundreds of people in 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 yearsThe co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy has been sentenced to nine years in prison in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more
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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)
Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury selectionSeveral potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli have been excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial
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2 more plague cases reported in New Mexico's Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico health officials have documented two more human cases of plague in Santa Fe County
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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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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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