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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for treating a neurological syndrome that causes uncontrollable body movements that can also interfere with speech, swallowing and breathing. The sometimes-disabling disorder, tardive dyskinesia, is caused by some...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The head of the Pennsylvania Republican Party says the next national drug czar is likely to be a congressman who was an early supporter of President Donald Trump. Party chairman Val DiGiorgio said Tuesday that "any day now" he expects an announcement from...
CHICAGO (AP) — Should middle-aged men get routine blood tests for prostate cancer? An influential health panel that once said no now says maybe. It says certain men may benefit as long as they understand the potential harms. Some key things to know about the U.S. Preventive...
CHICAGO (AP) — An influential U.S. government health panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. The new draft guidelines echo those of several leading medical groups, but...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials have temporarily stopped the use of predator-killing cyanide traps in Idaho after one sickened a young boy and killed his dog last month after they checked it out. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday that it had halted all use...
CHICAGO (AP) — A widely shared story that U.S. health officials are recommending a delay in breast-feeding to improve vaccine effectiveness is false. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the agency named in the false reports, encourages breast-feeding . The CDC...
CHICAGO (AP) — A widely shared story that U.S. health officials are recommending a delay in breast-feeding to improve vaccine effectiveness is false. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the agency named in the false reports, encourages breast-feeding . The CDC...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland would be the first state to empower the state's attorney general to take action to stop pharmaceutical price gouging, under a measure given final passage by lawmakers on Monday. The bill sent to Gov. Larry Hogan would enable the attorney general to...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is soon to decide whether New Hampshire schools must give parents two weeks' notice before teaching sex education or human sexuality. Backers of the bill, which has passed the Legislature, say it will let parents ensure their...