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RPT Amazon launches virtual healthcare clinic in U.S. for common ailments

November 15 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O) on Tuesday launched the Amazon Clinic, a virtual platform where users can connect with healthcare providers to help treat common conditions such as allergies and skin conditions. Amazon has been looking for years to expand its presence in the healthcare sector, where it is a small player. He …

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CVS, Walmart, Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 bln to settle U.S. opioid claims

Nov 2 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp (CVS.N)Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc. (WMT.N) agreed to pay approximately $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed by U.S. state, local and tribal governments accusing drugstore chains of mishandling opioid painkillers. CVS said Wednesday it agreed to pay about $5 billion over 10 years, …

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Equities close lower as rise in yields overshadows earnings

US 10-year Treasury yield at highest since July 2008 Netflix jumps after reversing customer losses Procter & Gamble and Travelers post positive results PHLX housing index drops on weak US housing data Dow down 0.33%, S&P 500 down 0.67%, Nasdaq down 0.85% NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks posted a two-day winning streak …

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