Health care industry

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order on health care in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Striving to fulfill a campaign promise, the Trump administration Thursday proposed regulations to facilitate interstate sale of health insurance policies that cost less but may not cover as much. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 04, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to fulfill a campaign promise, the Trump administration moved Thursday to facilitate the interstate sale of health insurance policies that cost less but may not cover as much. The proposed regulation from the Labor Department would provide more health insurance options...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Dr. Albert Maguire, right, checks the eyes of Misa Kaabali, 8, at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Misa was 4-years-old when he received his gene therapy treatment. The first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000, less than the $1 million price tag that had been expected, but it's still among the most expensive genetic therapies in the world. Spark Therapeutics said it decided on the lower price tag for Luxturna, after hearing from health insurers about their ability to cover the injectable treatment. (AP Photo/Bill West, File)
January 03, 2018 - 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000 per patient, making it one of the most expensive medicines in the world and raising questions about the affordability of a coming wave of similar gene-targeting therapies. The injectable treatment from Spark...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Dr. Albert Maguire, right, checks the eyes of Misa Kaabali, 8, at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Misa was 4-years-old when he received his gene therapy treatment. The first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000, less than the $1 million price tag that had been expected, but it's still among the most expensive genetic therapies in the world. Spark Therapeutics said it decided on the lower price tag for Luxturna, after hearing from health insurers about their ability to cover the injectable treatment. (AP Photo/Bill West, File)
January 03, 2018 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000, less than the $1 million price tag that had been expected, but still among the most expensive medicines in the world. Spark Therapeutics said Wednesday it decided on the lower price for Luxturna (Lux-turn-a)...
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January 03, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000, less than the $1 million price tag that had been expected, but it's still among the most expensive genetic therapies in the world. Spark Therapeutics says it decided on the lower price tag for Luxturna (Lux-...
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January 03, 2018 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000, less than the $1 million price tag that had been expected, but it's still among the most expensive genetic therapies in the U.S. world? Spark Therapeutics says it decided on the lower price tag for Luxturna (...
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Stock trader Chris Lotito studies a computer screen at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 02, 2018 - 5:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology and health care companies jumped Tuesday as U.S. stocks started the new year the same way they spent the last one: rising steadily and setting records. Energy companies, which struggled in 2017, also climbed. Asian markets rose after surveys in China and India showed...
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Stock trader Chris Lotito studies a computer screen at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 02, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology and health care companies are jumping Tuesday as U.S. stocks start the new year the same way they spent the last one: rising steadily and setting records. Energy companies, which struggled in 2017, also climbed higher. Bond yields are climbing and high-dividend companies...
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Stock trader Chris Lotito studies a computer screen at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 02, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are starting the new year higher thanks in part to gains in technology and health care companies, some of the market's biggest winners from 2017. Retailers are also up. Natural gas prices are rising as cold weather continues to grip much of the U.S. Bond yields are...
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Stock trader Chris Lotito studies a computer screen at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 02, 2018 - 11:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are starting the new year higher thanks in part to gains in technology and health care companies, some of the market's biggest winners from 2017. Retailers are up as well. Natural gas prices are rising as cold weather continues to grip much of the U.S. Bond yields are...
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December 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The largest health care providers in Vermont and New Hampshire are going to work together to provide more helicopter ambulance services to remote areas of Vermont and upstate New York. Officials with the University of Vermont Health Network and Dartmouth Hitchcock Health...
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