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  • Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, is cutting 14,000 workers

    Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, is cutting 14,000 workers

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world's largest generic drugmaker, said Thursday that it would lay off over a quarter of its workforce as part of a global restructuring meant to salvage its ailing business. The company said 14,000 workers would be let go. The cuts will be scattered across...

  • Obamacare sign-ups quicken as final enrollment deadline approaches in many states

    Obamacare sign-ups quicken as final enrollment deadline approaches in many states

    Millions of Americans are signing up for 2018 coverage through the Affordable Care Act, defying the Trump administration’s hostility to the law and a year-long campaign by congressional Republicans to repeal it. As a final enrollment deadline approaches Friday for consumers in 39 states, sign-ups...

  • Health risks to farmworkers increase as workforce ages

    Health risks to farmworkers increase as workforce ages

    That bag of frozen cauliflower sitting inside your freezer likely sprang to life in a vast field north of Salinas, Calif. A crew of men and women here use a machine to drop seedlings into the black soil. Another group follows behind, stooped over, tapping each new plant. It is backbreaking, repetitive...

  • Today: What’s the Deal on Tax Reform?

    Today: What’s the Deal on Tax Reform?

    Republican leaders have agreed on a deal to overhaul taxes, according to GOP senators and others briefed on the matter. Here’s what that might look like: TOP STORIES What’s the Deal on Tax Reform? For a tax plan that wasn’t officially released, we have quite a few details. Corporate tax rate:...

  • Obamacare is helping patients get to the doctor and pay their medical bills, new report finds

    Obamacare is helping patients get to the doctor and pay their medical bills, new report finds

    Fewer Americans are putting off doctor visits or struggling with medical bills, according to a new report examining the effect of the Affordable Care Act. The report – based on a state-by-state survey of data collected by the federal government – provides powerful new evidence that insurance gains...

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