Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid – sources

(Reuters) – U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.


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Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women

(Reuters Health) – Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents’ health insurance policy until age 26, young women with gynecological cancers were diagnosed and treated sooner, researchers say.


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Congo's Ebola outbreak not yet an international emergency: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not yet constitute an international public health emergency and there are strong reasons to think it can be brought under control, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.


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