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  • Trump Signs Order to Stop Separating Immigrant FamiliesThe news comes amid intense criticism of the policy that calls for the separation of children from their parents at the US border. Physicians say the children could experience long-term effects.
  • Atul Gawande to Head New Amazon Health VentureIn the joint venture with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the physician will reportedly not give up his surgical and professorial positions at Harvard.
  • Lights Out on National Guideline ClearinghouseThe National Guideline Clearinghouse website will shut down July 16 and its content will no longer be available, owing to lack of federal funding.

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