Medical News

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union legislature wants tougher limits on the use of the popular weedkiller glyphosate because of increasing concerns about its possible links to cancer. In a non-binding resolution, the EU parliament calls for a marketing approval of seven years...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. They say the current system inadvertently encourages the overprescribing of addictive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. They say the current system inadvertently encourages the overprescribing of addictive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. They say the current system inadvertently encourages the overprescribing of addictive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is taking steps to help people with disabilities who are struggling to repay their student loans. The Education Department has streamlined the process for applying for an existing federal loan forgiveness program for people who are...
BEIJING (AP) — A government report says more than 80 percent of underground water drawn from relatively shallow wells used by farms, factories and mostly rural households is unsafe for drinking because of pollution. The Water Resources Ministry study posted to its website...
BEIJING (AP) — A government report says more than 80 percent of underground water drawn from relatively shallow wells used by farms, factories and mostly rural households is unsafe for drinking because of pollution. The Water Resources Ministry study posted to its website...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new type of drug that targets a subset of leukemia patients with a genetic abnormality that makes the cancer harder to treat. Venclexta was approved for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who...
PHOENIX (AP) — A fight is intensifying in the Arizona Legislature over the Senate leader's refusal to restore a program providing health insurance to poor children, a decision that would maintain the state's position as the only one in the nation that doesn't participate in the...