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Turing Reneges on Drug Price Cut, Rival's Version Sells Well

By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 28
After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.

South Korea: VW Rigged Emissions in 125,000 Diesel Vehicles

By Youkyoung Lee | Nov 28
South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.

Coke Exec on 'Adversarial' Ties with Critics

By Candice Choi | Nov 28
Sandy Douglas, president of Coke North America, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Coke is hoping to change its "adversarial" relationship with public health advocates.

'Traditional' Marriage: Number of Child Brides to Soar in Africa, Say Rights Groups

By Lynsey Chutel | Nov 28
An estimated 125 million African girls are child brides, with that number expected to rise to 310 million by 2050, creating a legacy of "lost childhoods and shattered futures."

Stonewall Exhibit Showcases International AIDS Posters

By Michael d'Oliveira | Nov 28
It was a time of information and misinformation and acceptance and disownment that Chuck Ross, chief museum curator of the Stonewall National Museum & Archives, captures in the new exhibit.

Transgender Insurance Exclusions Lifted in Maryland

By John Riley | Nov 28
The majority of Maryland's transgender residents will be able to have medically necessary health care treatments covered by insurance, following a groundbreaking announcement by FreeState Legal.

After Paris US Political Shift On Privacy Vs. Security

By Erica Werner | Nov 28
The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.

1 in 4 Gay or Bisexual Men Should Be On PrEP, CDC Says

By John Riley | Nov 28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday released a report that estimates about 1.2 million people in the United States should be on pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

Suspect in Custody After Planned Parenthood Shooting

By Sadie Gurman | Nov 28
A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms.

Trans Victims Recalled at Day of Remembrance

By Cynthia Laird | Nov 28
A somber remembrance of transgender people who have been killed in the last year included some closure for one three-year old Oakland case as police announced that it had been solved.

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