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The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »

Teens who use ecigarettes are FOUR TIMES more likely to take up tobacco smoking than teens who don't

Teens who use e-cigarettes are FOUR TIMES more likely to take up tobacco smoking than teens who don’t, study says The Boston University School of Public Health study looked at data on 6,123 teens from 2013 to 2016 They found a clear link between smoking e-cigarettes and tobacco products By Reuters Published: 17:59 GMT, 1… Read More »