Health Care Shares Retreat On Regulatory Risk - Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies fell as traders retreated from regulatory risk. In a weekend tweet, President Donald Trump said he contacted Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer to talk about a health-reform bill. Shares of dialysis provider DaVita slid after analysts at brokerage JPMorgan warned that the dialysis-services provider garners a large quotient of its profit from patients assisted by the American Kidney Fund.

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-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 09, 2017 16:36 ET (20:36 GMT)