Advertisement

Health Headlines

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved a second gene therapy for blood cancer. The one-time treatment is for aggressive lymphoma in adults. The Food and Drug Administration approved sales of the therapy from Kite Pharma on Wednesday. The treatment involves removing...
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touch scores of families, including that of Columbus mother Jacqueline Lewis, who said solutions can't come too soon...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jason Sanford has heard so many rumors about the changing health care landscape that every few weeks he dials a local information desk, seeking just a rough estimate of what his diabetes medication will soon cost him. The answer is the same every time: It...
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis. The state is pitching the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge as global in scope. It is similar in its mission to an effort the NFL used...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and health care legislation (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump is criticizing a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of insurance premiums. Trump says on Twitter Wednesday that he "can never support...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Key senators reached a breakthrough deal Tuesday on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. Insurers had warned that unless the money is quickly restored, premiums will go up. At the White House, the president spoke...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading senators said Tuesday they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan agreement to resume federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. Both said in separate interviews that they still have unresolved issues but...
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. But Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander and Democrat Patty Murray say in brief interviews that they still...