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TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese businessman who won legal custody of his 13 children born from surrogates in Thailand is virtually anonymous in his home country. Mitsutoki Shigeta, who was granted sole custody by a Thai court on Tuesday, is the son of the founder of Japanese telecom and...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers were voting early Thursday, following an 18-hour debate, on whether to investigate 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal. The allegations follow a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel on Wednesday recommended a new vaccine against hepatitis B. The vaccine, called Heplisav-B, was licensed for use in the U.S. in November and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years. Hepatitis B vaccines have been in childhood...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again. Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against the flu bug making most people...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A one-time pharmacy worker who pleaded guilty to taking opioid painkillers that were meant for terminally ill patients is going to prison. U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor sentenced 30-year-old Johnathan William Click to five years in prison Wednesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel is recommending a new vaccine against hepatitis B. The vaccine called Heplisav-B (HEHP'-lih-sav BEE') was licensed in November and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years. Hepatitis B vaccines have been in childhood shots for...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's new Democratic governor signed legislation Wednesday setting aside about $7.5 million for family-planning and women's health. It's the first bill that Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law since succeeding Republican Chris Christie last month...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-damaging haze across much of Southeast Asia. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Wednesday that emergency alerts in Riau...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ten doctors have been charged with overprescribing pain pills from clinics in West Virginia and Virginia, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. Two of those patients died. Most of the 69-count indictment charges the owners, managers and physicians...