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Drug company jacks up cost of aid-in-dying medication

Seconal used to cost less than $200 a bottle. After Valeant Pharmaceuticals bought the medication, the cost rose to $3,000. Advocates for aid in dying say that's a burden for the terminally ill.

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Hackers target more SoCal hospitals

Hackers have launched ransomware attacks against two more Southern California hospitals and federal authorities are investigating the case.

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Making sense of Alzheimer's at school

This school in Denver teaches its seventh-graders about the disease, the science behind it and the patience needed to deal with it.

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