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Health Care Flat Ahead Of Earnings — Health Care Roundup

Health-care companies were more or less flat as traders hedged their bets ahead of further earnings in the sector next week.

A Philadelphia judge has reduced the amount of punitive damages Johnson & Johnson must pay in a lawsuit over its antipsychotic Risperdal to $6.8 million from the $8 billion awarded by a jury in October.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has removed language from its website recommending that people consider refraining from vaping altogether during the investigation into the vaping-related lung illnesses, the agency confirmed.

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January 17, 2020 16:33 ET (21:33 GMT)

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