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Blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

He told shareholders that since April the investment bank Jefferies Group has reached out on the behalf of the company to numerous potential buyers. What happened? How did Theranos's investors and believers get it so wrong? Cue a slew of lawsuits, commercial challenges and investigations from investors and medical regulators alike, with titans like the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) wading in on the action against Theranos.

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Theranos Gone for Good - Company Says It Will Disolve

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes settled a shareholder lawsuit in July that was created to recover whatever can be salvaged from the firm, the Journal said. Its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, and her second-in-command are facing criminal charges on accusations that they defrauded investors, doctors and patients.

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Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

Before McCain died, the former Arizona senator asked that Trump not attend his funeral, notes the Hill . He continued, "We gather here today to honor an American patriot who served a cause greater than himself". It's one more thing when Jesus seek the advice of with you", Joy Behar, an actress and comic, talked about on the order. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan also spoke of their colleague as one of the "bravest souls our country ever produced" ...

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Legionnaires: A Disease Caused By Contaminated Water Droplets Found In Hampton

Along with the 12 incidents of Legionnaires' disease at Hampton Beach, including at least one which resulted in death, August saw two confirmed cases of this bacterial pneumonia in Nashua. Lisa Morris, Director of the Division of Public Health Services said in a press release, "Even though the information is preliminary, we want to allow the public to make informed decisions about visiting the area and their activities in the area".

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West Nile Virus cases reported in Middle Georgia, according to health district

The State of IL is reporting its first death this season due to an infection of West Nile virus. When you are outdoors, use insect repellant containing an EPA-registered active ingredient. Michael Hokanson, with the North Central Health District, confirms there have been under 5 cases reported in the district. A Pearl River County resident's infection was confirmed in July.

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CDC sees sharp increase in 3 STDs reported in 2017

It's an alarming national trend that's been rising over the past five years. PREVENTION TREATMENT . This trio of STDs can lead to infertility, stillbirths, ectopic pregnancies, and a host of other conditions if left untreated. The National Coalition of STD Directors is asking the government to authorize emergency access to public health funding so they can combat the crisis.