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  • Celgene to invest $1 billion in Juno to partner in cancer therapies June 29, 2015
    (Reuters) - Celgene Corp on Monday launched a 10-year partnership with Juno Therapeutics, announcing a $1 billion investment aimed at bringing to market Juno technologies that harness the immune system to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases.
  • For post-op complications, go back to the same hospital: study June 29, 2015
    (Reuters Health) – Patients who need to be rehospitalized within a month after major surgery have a lower risk of death over the next two months if they return to the hospital where they had the surgery rather than going to a different facility, according to a new study.
  • State restrictions for hepatitis C drug may go too far June 29, 2015
    (Reuters Health) - State-run insurance programs for the poor may be putting up illegal barriers that prevent people with hepatitis C from getting a new treatment, a new study suggests.
  • California bill to limit vaccine exemptions goes to governor June 29, 2015
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Monday sent Governor Jerry Brown a bill to substantially limit vaccine exemptions for school children in the most populous U.S. state, following last year's measles outbreak at Disneyland that sickened more than 100 people.
  • Citrus fruit linked with melanoma in preliminary study June 29, 2015
    (Reuters Health) - Using data from two long-term studies of women and men, researchers found a potential link between citrus consumption and malignant melanoma of the skin.
  • Health groups sue FDA for Gilead hepatitis C drug trial data June 29, 2015
    (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration was sued by two advocacy groups seeking to force the faster disclosure of clinical trial data that helped Gilead Sciences Inc win approval for two blockbuster hepatitis C drugs.

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