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February 16, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 7
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February 16, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 7
As more and more people try out vaping, researchers race to weigh health risks and benefits
By Britt E. Erickson
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
A wrangle over costly hepatitis C drugs portends a transformation in health care reimbursement (pp. 16-20)
Government & Policy
White House seeks more 2016 funding for nearly all research organizations (pp. 24-25)
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