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U.S. regulators have approved another drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C that works in as little as eight weeks. AbbVie's drug, Mavyret (mav-EH'-rit), was approved Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration for patients without significant cirrhosis who haven't been...
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean lawmakers have approved a bill that would legalize abortion in limited circumstances and end the socially conservative country's status as the last in South America with a blanket ban on the procedure. The measure approved late Wednesday allows...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Drug and medical device makers would pay higher user fees under legislation the Senate approved and sent to the president on Thursday. The revenue raised would help pay for the government reviews required to bring their products to the market. Senate Majority...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed legislation increasing the user fees that drug and medical device-makers pay. The money raised will help cover the cost of Food and Drug Administration reviews that are necessary to bring products to market. Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billions of dollars are expected to flow through California's legitimate marijuana industry next year when recreational pot becomes legal, but most of those businesses won't be able to use banks. The reason: Many banks don't want anything to do with pot money...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government wants to make it easier for veterans to get medical care and is promoting new ways to use technology to help. The steps include using video technology and diagnostic tools to conduct exams, and veterans soon can use mobile devices to help with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking new steps to use technology to improve access to health care for veterans across the country, including in rural areas. President Donald Trump is announcing the initiatives Thursday at the White House. Veterans...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says a pesticide-contaminated egg scare in some EU countries is under control. Dozens of farms were being checked in the Netherlands, and Belgium's food safety agency was probing how the anti-tick and flea pesticide Fipronil might have entered...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerred Kiloh's eyes narrowed as he checked his mirror again. The black Chevy SUV with tinted windows was still behind him. It had been hanging off Kiloh's bumper ever since he nosed out of the parking lot behind his medical-marijuana dispensary with $40,131.88...