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Gene therapy to fight a blood cancer succeeds in major study
An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient's own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than one-third of very sick lymphoma patients showing no sign of disease six months after a single treatment, its maker said Tuesday....

New Mexico tribe puts up land for $160M medicinal greenhouse
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana....

Federal appeals court rejects egg-labeling lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that sought to require labels on egg cartons indicating the conditions in which the chickens were raised....





Doctors warn against teen pot use amid looser marijuana laws
CHICAGO (AP) -- An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use....

Drugmakers pledge restraint, but prices will still soar
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Several big drugmakers are trying to quell the furor over high drug prices by revealing more information about their pricing and even pledging to keep a lid on increases....

Growing problem: Pot lights give ham radio operators a buzz
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes notices a harsh buzz when he turns on his amateur radio, and he blames high-powered lighting used to grow pot....

The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteria
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options....

Pressure on GOP to revamp health law grows, along with rifts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump declared Monday that "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated." Yet the opposite has long been painfully obvious for top congressional Republicans, who face mounting pressure to scrap the law even as problems grow longer and knottier....

Doctor-to-doctor donation: Kidney saves sick colleague
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- It's not unusual for a surgeon to save another doctor's life....

Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement
CHICAGO (AP) -- As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions....

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