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Co-founder, CEO of health care software startup Zenefits resigns amid scrutiny for missing revenue projections, compliance issues - Business Insider


Syrian civil war

Ottawa Public Health seeks one-time infusion of cash from province to help with costs of caring for Syrian refugees - CBC

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Pittsburgh, PA

4th transplant patient infected during mold outbreak dies in Pittsburgh, Pa. - WTAE

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United States Department of Justice

US Justice Department suspects half a billion dollars in health-care fraud linked to specialty creams - Wall Street Journal

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LGBT rights

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo on preventing practice of so-called 'LGBT conversion therapy': 'We will not allow the misguided and the intolerant to punish LGBT young people for simply being who they are' - @NYGovCuomo

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LGBT rights

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces regulations to prevent public and private health care insurers from covering 'LGBT conversion therapy'

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Nearly 13 million people enrolled in Obamacare for 2016, health officials say - USA TODAY

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Zika virus outbreak 2016

WHO advises against blood donations from people returning from areas affected by Zika virus outbreak - AFP

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UK junior doctors strike 2016

Junior doctors strike scheduled for Feb. 10 will go ahead after talks fail - BMA

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UK scientists get go-ahead by fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos - BBC News

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2016 US elections

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz during GOP debate: 'We should work to delink healthcare with employment;' says if he's elected president he would repeal 'every single word' of Obamacare

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Walgreens ceases sending lab tests to Theranos' California lab after CMS letter says facility poses immediate threat to patient safety - CNBC

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health care

Photo: Jordan's Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein visits a healthcare conference billed as the Middle East's largest, in Dubai; she was the event's keynote speaker - @DXBMediaOffice

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More: During Federal health inspection of Theranos lab, authorities uncovered 5 major infractions that violate conditions of participation in Medicare program; company has 10 days to submit plan to correct deficiencies - WSJ

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Federal government says blood-testing company Theranos' Newark, Calif., facility poses 'immediate jeopardy to patient safety' - Verge

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2016 US elections

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Sen. Bernie Sanders' single-payer healthcare proposal: 'We're not running on any platform of raising taxes. ... We do want to have a fairer tax system, and ... we hope that we can do that this year' - The Hill

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Anthem, AZ

RT @AliGreenKelly: #BREAKING: Schools on lockdown in Anthem area due to pd activity: Gavilan Peak, Diamond Canyon Elem, Boulder Creek HS, A… - @abc15


Anthem, AZ

#BREAKING Deer Valley School District says Gavilan Peak and Diamond Canyon Elementary are on lockdown due to police situation in Anthem. - @azfamily


Syrian civil war

Syrian aid group says 177 hospitals destroyed, 700 medical workers killed since 2012 - AFP

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Orange County, CA

RT @alyssaduranty: #BREAKING: Westminster man, 50, 1st person under 65 to die from influenza in #OC this season, reports @ochealth. Story T… - @ocregister