Stories about Health Care

Sep 11 2016

Judge to hear from lawyers in lane-closing case on evidence

A federal appeals court said prosecutors in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal known as "Bridgegate", involving allies of New Jersey Governor Chris ...

Sep 09 2016

Minnesota Man Confesses Deeply Chilling Details of Jacob Wetterling Kidnapping and Murder

The Wetterling family and the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center released a statement on Saturday, pledging to continue to spread hope in Jacob's name. When the boy compl...

Sep 09 2016

Football players place roses at feet of cheerleader recently diagnosed with leukemia

Orange is the color used to raise awareness for leukemia. Ashley Adamietz was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in August. Head coach Joey Brown told ABC Ne...

Sep 09 2016

Heart Rhythm Disorder May Be Tied to Wider Range of Ills

But the association between atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular events other than stroke is less clear. "A trial fibrillation is associated with an increased risk of...

Sep 08 2016

WHO certifies Sri Lanka a malaria-free nation

Sri Lanka's eradication of malaria is quite remarkable as till the mid-20th century, it was among the most malaria-affected countries of the region with maximum number of...

Sep 08 2016

Bills Henderson appealing NFL 4-game suspension

According to ESPN, the suspension is related to a treatment he received for his Crohn's disease. He started 10 of the first 11 games last season, missing one game due t...

Sep 07 2016

Minnesota man confesses to killing of Jacob Wetterling

Patty Wetterling's sister, Jacob's aunt, exited the courthouse weeping and said she couldn't understand how Heinrich could keep his secret for 27 years. Heinrich denies i...

Sep 07 2016

Woman who received world's first partial face transplant dies at 49

In 2005, French doctors Bernard Devauchelle and Jean-Michel Dubernard stunned the world by announcing they had given Dinoire a donor's nose, lips, chin and parts of her...

Sep 07 2016

NY investigating Mylan EpiPen contracts for schools

There have been allegations that some contracts signed with Mylan and its free EpiPen distribution program for schools may have included terms that prohibited participati...

Sep 06 2016

Britain's junior doctors suspend planned 5-day strike

Chair of the British Medical Association's Junior Doctors Committee, Ellen McCourt released a statement this afternoon saying the walkout had been cancelled. Where we a...

Sep 06 2016

Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigning in West Virginia. But all that green hasn't helped Tr...

Sep 05 2016

Hanjin Shipping filed for US bankruptcy protection

With Hanjin Shipping filing for court receivership last week both the industry and shippers have quickly found out. With about 5 percent of ships in the global trading fl...

Sep 05 2016

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue

Clinton also blasted Trump for quipping that President Obama founded ISIS, proposing a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. He described some Mexican immigrants as "crimina...

Sep 05 2016

Mylan Cuts EipPen Costs By 50%

MylanMYL -5.41 % NV became the latest pharmaceutical company to face popular outrage about higher drug costs, as attacks mounted Wednesday on the company's substantial p...

Sep 04 2016

IS attack targets Turkey-backed Syrian rebels

Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies began the August 24 offensive by seizing Jarablus, a Syrian frontier town, from Islamic State, before turning their sights on...

Sep 04 2016

FDA bans antiseptic chemicals from soaps; no proof they work

According to the group's spokesman, manufacturers are planning to submit data on three chemicals now used by the industry: benzethonium chloride, chloroxylenol and benzal...

Sep 03 2016

Japan woos Russia with deeper economic ties in face of rising China

Terrorist groups, which maintain a heavy presence in Aleppo, are not part of the deal. Many U.S. officials have suggested Russian Federation was complicit in the hack t...

Sep 03 2016

FDA Grants Biogen's Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Fast-Track Status

Among all the medical researchers held in last 25 years, this is one of the most excellent studies and the outcomes are actually advantageous for the medical industry. Us...

Sep 03 2016

FDA issues final rule on safety and effectiveness of antibacterial soaps

Dial's "All Day Freshness" antibacterial soap still lists triclocarban as an active ingredient . But now, the FDA says there is no proof that antibacterial a...

Sep 03 2016

Millions of bees dead after US state releases Zika spray

Naled , a common insecticide , was sprayed from planes and killed millions of bees in Dorchester County on Sunday, Aug. 28. More than 2 million of Ms. Andrew Macke, a ...