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This is one in a series of articles highlighting the key people leading Big Tech companies’ move into digital health and life sciences. Read earlier stories about Verily, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft.

SAN FRANCISCO — There’s lots of buzz around Verily and Calico, the Alphabet units single-mindedly devoted to the life sciences. But in many respects, the conglomerate’s most ambitious health play is at its core: Google.

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