Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson 2017-10-23T09:14:27Z 2017-10-21T02:32:32Z 2017-10-23T09:14:15Z A Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene.
Jurors to begin deliberating in meningitis outbreak case 2017-10-23T08:04:21Z 2017-10-23T04:13:53Z 2017-10-23T08:04:06Z Jury deliberations are set to begin in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder in the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people.
Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts 2017-10-23T07:55:27Z 2017-10-22T15:33:34Z 2017-10-23T07:54:55Z Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if the president makes clear he supports it. Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion 2017-10-23T04:17:30Z 2017-10-20T00:42:07Z 2017-10-23T04:16:02Z Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people and costing the world $4.6 trillion a year, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters. Second bacterium found in Louisiana mass food poisoning 2017-10-23T04:16:24Z 2017-10-21T21:43:09Z 2017-10-23T04:15:03Z Louisiana health officials say a second bacterium apparently contributed to the mass food poisoning that may have killed one person and apparently sickened more than 100 people who ate at a fundraiser.
FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus 2017-10-23T04:16:22Z 2017-10-20T23:12:41Z 2017-10-23T04:16:22Z New, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles approved by US regulators.
Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil 2017-10-23T04:16:05Z 2017-10-20T08:02:25Z 2017-10-23T04:16:05Z Gallup-Sharecare survey: US uninsured up 3.5M this year; expected to rise. Women say they were branded, traumatized by group's doctors 2017-10-23T04:16:03Z 2017-10-20T22:02:24Z 2017-10-23T04:16:03Z Women say they were branded and traumatized by doctors in a secretive New York group, and state officials say they'll review why authorities didn't act sooner on the women's reports. The Latest: Charity hails decision to revoke Mugabe honor 2017-10-23T04:15:59Z 2017-10-22T16:43:30Z 2017-10-23T04:14:53Z The Latest: Zimbabwe respects WHO decision on Mugabe, says attention helped UN 'tremendously'.
WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post 2017-10-23T04:15:55Z 2017-10-21T09:52:44Z 2017-10-23T04:14:51Z World Health Organization's chief selects Zimbabwe's Mugabe as 'goodwill ambassador'. Australian state takes step toward legalizing euthanasia 2017-10-23T01:05:53Z 2017-10-20T07:42:50Z 2017-10-23T01:04:53Z An Australian state has taken a step toward allowing voluntary euthanasia 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy killing law.
Prosecutor: Pharmacist in meningitis case gambled with lives 2017-10-22T20:16:13Z 2017-10-20T04:32:09Z 2017-10-22T20:15:33Z Attorneys are preparing to make their closing arguments in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with second-degree murder in a deadly meningitis outbreak.
Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates 2017-10-21T21:46:26Z 2017-10-20T10:02:10Z 2017-10-21T21:46:26Z Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates: study. Officials: Jambalaya at fundraiser sickens more than 100 2017-10-21T18:24:31Z 2017-10-20T23:02:54Z 2017-10-21T18:24:17Z Louisiana's health department says salmonella from the chicken and sausage jambalaya at a softball team's fundraiser may have killed one person and apparently has made more than 100 people ill.
Top Dems nix White House demands to alter health care deal 2017-10-21T11:55:08Z 2017-10-20T19:22:31Z 2017-10-21T11:55:08Z Top Senate Democrats are rejecting White House demands to change the bipartisan compromise aimed at steadying unsettled insurance markets. WHO chief selects Zimbabwe's Mugabe as 'goodwill ambassador' 2017-10-21T04:24:27Z 2017-10-20T16:22:31Z 2017-10-21T04:23:48Z World Health Organization's chief selects Zimbabwe's Mugabe as 'goodwill ambassador'.
94 deaths from plague in Madagascar, UN health agency says 2017-10-20T23:15:52Z 2017-10-20T13:52:18Z 2017-10-20T23:14:37Z 94 deaths from plague in Madagascar, World Health Organization says.
Q&A: New health bill offers stability, respite on premiums 2017-10-20T22:04:21Z 2017-10-19T20:32:34Z 2017-10-20T22:03:30Z Q&A: Bipartisan health care bill offers stability for markets; potential respite for consumers on premium hikes. US regulators approve 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer 2017-10-20T18:35:13Z 2017-10-18T22:41:21Z 2017-10-20T18:34:05Z U.S. regulators approve 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer, 1st one for adults. Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis 2017-10-20T17:37:44Z 2017-10-18T17:22:12Z 2017-10-20T17:37:44Z Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis. Bipartisan plan to curb health premiums gets strong support 2017-10-20T08:16:42Z 2017-10-19T17:11:55Z 2017-10-20T08:15:47Z Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is criticizing Donald Trump's response to a bipartisan health deal in the Senate, saying it's best for the president to take a consistent position, 'and let's face it, he's not been particularly consistent here.'.
Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy 2017-10-20T07:33:58Z 2017-10-16T07:47:37Z 2017-10-20T07:33:50Z A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments. Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance 2017-10-20T04:15:57Z 2017-10-19T08:51:36Z 2017-10-20T04:14:07Z How's that? Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance, experts say.
The Latest: 2 senators formally propose health deal 2017-10-19T23:52:47Z 2017-10-19T17:41:53Z 2017-10-19T23:52:47Z Two leading senators have formally proposed their bipartisan compromise for steadying health insurance markets.
Uncertainty reigns ahead of new health care sign-up period 2017-10-19T19:34:15Z 2017-10-18T18:41:24Z 2017-10-19T19:33:24Z Uncertainty and confusion are mounting as millions of Americans prepare to select health insurance policies when the new open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act begins on Nov. 1.
The Latest: Governors urge Congress to back health subsidies 2017-10-19T17:34:45Z 2017-10-18T13:31:19Z 2017-10-19T17:33:50Z Sen. Lamar Alexander says President Donald Trump called him Wednesday "to be encouraging" of bipartisan efforts to come up with a plan to stabilize health insurance premiums after Trump stopped them.
GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance 2017-10-19T09:23:06Z 2017-10-18T08:01:05Z 2017-10-19T09:22:15Z A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is on shaky ground. California declares emergency to fight hepatitis A outbreak 2017-10-18T22:36:03Z 2017-10-13T21:06:38Z 2017-10-18T22:36:03Z California Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency to combat hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed 18 lives in San Diego. Correction: Pain Gap story 2017-10-18T17:34:47Z 2017-10-13T01:35:50Z 2017-10-18T17:33:18Z Report finds millions die suffering in part because of a global disparity that leaves many poor countries without opioid painkillers.
Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg? 2017-10-18T16:36:19Z 2017-10-17T07:50:27Z 2017-10-18T16:36:19Z Personal trainer Bryant Johnson has been working out 84-year-old Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for years. In a book out Wednesday, he details her workout regimen. A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question 2017-10-18T08:04:18Z 2017-10-17T16:00:36Z 2017-10-18T08:04:12Z Two leading senators say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked.
US obesity problem is not budging, new data shows 2017-10-18T03:13:46Z 2017-10-13T11:56:19Z 2017-10-18T03:13:07Z New government research shows obesity rates for U.S. children, teens and adults aren't getting any better.
Puerto Rico hurricane may cause shortage of hospital IV bags 2017-10-17T14:21:44Z 2017-10-13T17:46:07Z 2017-10-17T14:21:17Z Maker of hospital IV solution bags expects some shortages because Hurricane Maria shut down its factories in Puerto Rico.
Trump's blow to 'Obamacare' jolts health consumers, politics 2017-10-16T21:11:56Z 2017-10-13T08:25:54Z 2017-10-16T21:11:21Z President Donald Trump plans to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months.
Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy 2017-10-16T07:38:47Z 2017-10-15T17:37:24Z 2017-10-16T07:37:56Z A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers. Plague cases double in Madagascar as treatment center sent 2017-10-15T22:19:33Z 2017-10-13T09:45:56Z 2017-10-15T22:19:28Z Red Cross sends 1st-ever plague treatment center to Madagascar as outbreak spreads. Kitchen staff fall ill, evacuated from new EU building 2017-10-15T16:07:38Z 2017-10-13T11:16:18Z 2017-10-15T16:07:29Z The European Union says staff working in kitchens of its new building in Brussels have fallen ill and been evacuated after a ventilator malfunction filled the air with fumes.
The Latest: Trump cuts off insurers, rattling health market 2017-10-14T20:29:25Z 2017-10-13T10:15:57Z 2017-10-14T20:29:01Z President Donald Trump is inviting congressional Democrats to "call me to fix" America's health care system, as he prepares an order ceasing federal subsidy payments to health insurers. FDA advisers endorse gene therapy to treat form of blindness 2017-10-14T09:37:51Z 2017-10-12T14:05:41Z 2017-10-14T09:37:31Z U.S. health advisers are deciding whether to recommend approval of an experimental treatment for improving vision in patients with a rare form of blindness. Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks 2017-10-13T21:37:27Z 2017-10-12T18:45:35Z 2017-10-13T21:37:04Z The Associated Press has obtained a recording of what some U.S. embassy workers heard in Havana as they were attacked by what investigators initially believed was a sonic weapon. Merck scraps disappointing experimental cholesterol drug 2017-10-13T20:18:12Z 2017-10-11T22:25:04Z 2017-10-13T20:17:01Z After publishing mediocre test results for a new type of cholesterol medicine, drugmaker Merck won't seek regulators' approval. Paris hopes to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030 2017-10-13T17:38:04Z 2017-10-12T11:55:24Z 2017-10-13T17:37:17Z The noise of car engines enveloping the streets of the French capital might in the future become a memory for Paris pedestrians. Sweden won't prosecute Italian stem cell scientist 2017-10-13T11:50:05Z 2017-10-12T10:35:19Z 2017-10-13T11:50:05Z Swedish prosecutors say the investigation against a disgraced Italian stem cell scientist suspected of involuntary manslaughter in connection with three patients who died after windpipe transplants has been abandoned. Trump health coverage alternatives may pose risk to the sick 2017-10-13T10:57:31Z 2017-10-10T20:24:33Z 2017-10-13T10:57:27Z White House plan could bring more health insurance choices and cheaper options to some but may pose risk to the sick. Mother who ignored deal to vaccinate son to share custody 2017-10-13T10:18:27Z 2017-10-11T17:45:07Z 2017-10-13T10:18:19Z A Michigan judge has reduced the child custody rights of a woman who was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. Seychelles reports plague case linked to Madagascar outbreak 2017-10-13T08:37:23Z 2017-10-12T09:35:18Z 2017-10-13T08:37:05Z Authorities in Seychelles say a man was diagnosed with pneumonic plague after returning from Madagascar, where a plague outbreak has killed dozens of people.
Trump to halt subsidies to health insurers 2017-10-13T08:28:51Z 2017-10-12T07:45:15Z 2017-10-13T08:28:51Z Frustrated by failures in Congress, President Donald Trump will try to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order that aims to make lower-premium plans more available.
Women's health docs say Trump ignores birth control science 2017-10-13T05:16:04Z 2017-10-11T07:55:47Z 2017-10-13T05:16:01Z Critics say Trump birth control rule overlooks known benefits while raising doubts on effectiveness. Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant review 2017-10-13T01:09:16Z 2017-10-12T18:45:48Z 2017-10-13T01:09:16Z The House Ethics Committee says it's extending its review of Republican Rep. Chris Collins of New York.
The Latest: FDA advisers endorse gene therapy for blindness 2017-10-12T20:17:55Z 2017-10-12T19:45:42Z 2017-10-12T20:17:20Z U.S. health advisers are deciding whether to recommend approval of an experimental treatment for improving vision in patients with a rare form of blindness. Phish drummer warns parents of lead poisoning after scare 2017-10-12T18:49:59Z 2017-10-11T18:14:56Z 2017-10-12T18:49:59Z The drummer for the band Phish is trying to raise lead poisoning awareness after an alarming experience with his young son.
Melania Trump tours West Virginia infant drug rehab center 2017-10-12T17:56:12Z 2017-10-10T19:04:36Z 2017-10-12T17:56:12Z First lady Melania Trump has toured a West Virginia drug addiction recovery center for babies in the heart of the nation's opioid epidemic.
Dirty old birds shed light on key global warming particle 2017-10-12T10:07:17Z 2017-10-09T19:13:44Z 2017-10-12T10:07:17Z Scientists say more than 1,000 dirty stuffed old birds from Midwestern museums are helping them better understand a key global warming particle. China to allow some drugs based on foreign approvals 2017-10-11T23:36:38Z 2017-10-09T10:33:40Z 2017-10-11T23:36:32Z China's government says it will allow use of some drugs and medical devices based on approval by foreign regulators in a move that could help ease access to its health care market.
White House plans order to expand health care options 2017-10-11T18:17:30Z 2017-10-09T07:43:41Z 2017-10-11T18:17:01Z The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states.
Bystander rape-prevention programs face questions 2017-10-11T17:58:02Z 2017-10-08T17:53:08Z 2017-10-11T17:57:40Z A national wave of rape-prevention programs seeks to make people better bystanders, but they are facing hard questions and new concerns.
Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law 2017-10-10T22:28:02Z 2017-10-07T13:12:22Z 2017-10-10T22:28:02Z President Donald Trump is reaching out to Democrats to see if they "want to do a great HealthCare Bill" after Republicans have failed so far to fulfill their yearslong promise to repeal and replace the Obama health law.
Correction: Genetic Frontiers-Blindness-Gene Therapy story 2017-10-10T21:08:34Z 2017-10-09T17:23:56Z 2017-10-10T21:07:32Z Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will meet Thursday to consider whether to recommend approval of a gene therapy aimed at restoring vision for some people with hereditary blindness.
Life changes in a flash, other mass shootings survivors say 2017-10-10T18:17:54Z 2017-10-07T14:02:26Z 2017-10-10T18:17:07Z Shooting rampage in Las Vegas triggered grim memories for survivors of previous massacres. Oklahoma judge again overturns medical abortion restriction 2017-10-10T02:55:35Z 2017-10-07T16:22:25Z 2017-10-10T02:55:10Z Attorneys say an Oklahoma judge has again overturned a state law restricting a woman's access to medication abortion. FDA: Drug shortages possible due to Puerto Rico power outage 2017-10-09T17:26:46Z 2017-10-06T21:21:57Z 2017-10-09T17:25:52Z FDA says drug shortages possible because of power outages in Puerto Rico after hurricane. UK court drops lawsuit against IVF clinic in forgery case 2017-10-09T12:14:51Z 2017-10-06T12:01:45Z 2017-10-09T12:14:42Z Britain's High Court has dismissed a lawsuit against an IVF clinic by a man who says his ex-wife forged his signature to conceive a child using an egg fertilized with his sperm.
Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights 2017-10-09T10:14:52Z 2017-10-06T20:31:56Z 2017-10-09T10:14:39Z In a one-two punch that elated social conservatives, the Trump administration is letting more employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control and issuing a religious-freedom directive that could weaken anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people.
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