Health Care Down as Trump Increases Regulatory Uncertainty -- Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies ticked down amid renewed regulatory uncertainty.

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday directing federal agencies to pursue sweeping regulatory changes to the health-care system, the administration's first move in what it promises will be an extended campaign to weaken the Affordable Care Act without congressional voting.

-- By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 12, 2017 16:28 ET (20:28 GMT)