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  • Wife of US doctor with Ebola thanks supporters

    | 07/29/14 07:21 PM

    ABILENE, Texas (AP) — The wife of an American doctor sick with the Ebola virus in Liberia has thanked supporters and asked for continued prayers and privacy. Amber Brantly says in a statement...
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  • Biotech drugmaker Amgen laying off at least 2,400

    | 07/29/14 07:17 PM

    Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported stellar second-quarter results that trounced Wall...
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  • $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    | 07/29/14 06:47 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more...
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