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Only half of America's smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have made it too expensive to afford a benefit that nearly all large employers still provide. The Kaiser Family Foundation said Tuesday that 50 percent of...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has blocked a San Francisco law that requires a health warning on ads for sugary drinks. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that the warning is misleading and may violate freedom of speech. It overturned a lower court...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As Gov. Chris Christie waits for President Donald Trump to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, he announced Tuesday that he'll spend another $200 million in New Jersey to set an example for how the crisis should be addressed. The "first and most...
Only half of America's smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have made it too expensive to afford a benefit that nearly all large employers still provide. The Kaiser Family Foundation said Tuesday that 50 percent of...
Only half of America's smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have made it too expensive to afford a benefit nearly all large employers still provide. The Kaiser Family Foundation said Tuesday that 50 percent of...
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first inhaler that combines three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis. The FDA approved sales of GlaxoSmithKline PLC's Trelegy Ellipta (TRELL'-eh-gee ee-LIP'-teh) late Monday. The inhaler...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts pharmacist facing murder charges for his role in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak is set to go on trial. Glenn Chin is charged with second-degree murder, conspiracy and other crimes under federal racketeering law. He was the supervisory...
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington city that says the pain medication OxyContin has devastated the community asked a federal judge Monday to let it move forward with its lawsuit seeking to hold the pill's manufacturer accountable for damages. Everett, a working-class city of about 108,...
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys general representing the majority of states are asking the insurance industry to encourage pain treatment through means other than prescriptions for opioid painkillers. Opioid overdoses are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths a year in...