Health Care Down as Traders Hedge on Growth View -- Health-Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies ticked down as traders hedged their bets on the outlook for growth in the sector, given regulatory pressure. Loxo Oncology shares soared after the company released positive clinical-trial data for a cancer drug candidate. Shares of supplement maker Herbalife declined after sales lagged Wall Street targets.

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-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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June 05, 2017 16:16 ET (20:16 GMT)