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The Bloomberg Americas Health Care Services Index is a capitalization-weighted index of the leading health care services stocks in the North, South, and Central American region. The index was developed with a base value of 100 as of December 31, 1999. The parent index is BWORLDUS.

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Brain Damage Study Shows Student-Athletes May Risk Same Injuries as NFL Players

6:39 pm ET

In the movie Concussion, Will Smith plays the doctor who discovered the condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in pro football. The film’s release this month follows years of headlines on the risks NFL players face as they suffer crushing blows and tackles every week.

Pfizer Merger Shows Need for U.S. Tax Changes, Lawmaker Says

12:43 pm ET

Pfizer Inc.’s plan to merge with Ireland- based Allergan Plc shows the “critical and urgent need” to overhaul U.S. taxes, the Republican chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees tax policy said Tuesday.

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