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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's parliament has passed legislation that restricts tobacco advertising in public, strengthening efforts to curb smoking in a country where more than a billion people are smokers or exposed to second-hand smoke.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' bid for Mylan NV would create a company controlling nearly 25 percent of the U.S. generics market, including drugs in short supply, according to industry experts and a Reuters review of regulatory filings.

(Reuters Health) - Feeling grateful may help heart failure patients heal both physically and emotionally, say U.S. researchers.

(Reuters Health) - Despite 2009 recommendations to stop giving women under 50 screening mammograms, the rate of first mammograms occurring at age 40 is on the increase, according to a new study.

(Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Mylan NV said on Friday it would take its $31 billion offer for Perrigo Co Plc directly to shareholders, in what is set to be one of the most high-profile hostile takeover attempts of the year.

(Reuters) - The number of confirmed and presumed HIV cases stemming from abuse of intravenous prescription drugs has increased to 142 in a rural part of southeastern Indiana and more cases are being identified every day, a state health official said on Friday.

ZURICH (Reuters) - Food group Nestle said on Friday its skin health unit Galderma would buy certain, undisclosed assets out of Inneov, a joint venture it had with L'Oreal , in a bid to enter the market for food and drink with potential health benefits.

PARIS (Reuters) - Shares in Innate Pharma surged to a record high on Friday as investors cheered a deal with AstraZeneca to accelerate and broaden development of its immune-boosting anti-cancer medicines that could earn the French firm $1.275 billion.

(Reuters) - Slowing sales of Biogen Inc's key oral multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Tecfidera and a delay in a data readout for its keenly watched Alzheimer's drug sent the company's stock down as much as 8 percent on Friday.

(Reuters Health) - Children are more likely to develop behavioral or emotional problems if their mothers are chronically depressed, even if symptoms aren't severe, a French study finds.

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