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> House Democrats have introduced a bill that would allow the FDA to approve lower-cost versions of biologic drugs. Article

> Infant death rates are climbing in some southern states, particularly among African-Americans. Article

> A new study has found that women with health insurance are more likely than men to go without needed care such as specialist visits and tests. Article

> As part of its 11-hospital divestment plan,Tenet has agreed to sell two Pennsylvania hospitals. Article

> A Johns Hopkins University research team has developed a synthetic drug based on a Chinese herbal folk remedy that cured malaria-infected mice with a single shot. Report

> A new therapy could possibly hold the cure for 1,800 genetic diseases. Report

And Finally... Watch out: that journal article you're reading may be haunted. Blog