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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration was the first to significantly raise the profile of food policy, championing laws and pushing through regulation to make food safer, more nutritious and better labeled. A look at some of those policies, and what may happen to them in a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Will President-elect Donald Trump remake school lunches into his fast-food favorites of burgers and fried chicken? Children grumbling about healthier school meal rules championed by first lady Michelle Obama may have reason to cheer Trump's election as the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Will President-elect Donald Trump remake school lunches into his fast-food favorites of burgers and fried chicken? Children grumbling about healthier school meal rules championed by first lady Michelle Obama may have reason to cheer Trump's election. The...
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency has given Israel top marks for its disaster relief capabilities, lauding the unparalleled ability of the Mideast country to deploy full medical teams to treat the injured and the sick after natural disasters or outbreaks of viruses. The WHO...
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency has given Israel top marks for its disaster relief capabilities. The World Health Organization says the Mideast country has an unparalleled ability to deploy large, full-fledged medical teams to help treat the injured and the sick after...
In a story Nov. 11 about the drug company Pfizer reducing the price of its pneumonia vaccine for refugees and others in humanitarian crises, The Associated Press reported that the vaccine requires a series of three doses. The vaccine, called Prevnar 13, requires at least three...
To fight rampant misuse of prescription painkillers and heroin, the federal government has approved spending more than $23 million to fund treatment projects that include giving monthly injections of Vivitrol to prison inmates. Vivitrol targets receptors in the brain's reward...
SHERIDAN, Ill. (AP) — U.S. prisons are experimenting with a high-priced monthly injection that could help addicted inmates stay off opioids after they are released, but skeptics question its effectiveness and say the manufacturer has aggressively marketed an unproven drug to...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new study gives some reassurance to arthritis sufferers who want pain relief but are worried about side effects. It finds that Celebrex, a drug similar to ones withdrawn 12 years ago for safety reasons, is no riskier for the heart than some other...