Medical News

HONOLULU (AP) — The federal government is paying a $4.2 million settlement after a man went to a rural Hawaii health center with a sore throat and ended up dead. Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center officials and the lawyer for Antonio Marrero's family announced the...
LONDON (AP) — A major study finds men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation. Survival from prostate cancer was so high that the results call into question not...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 4:45 p.m. Hillary Clinton's doctor says she is recovering from her pneumonia and remains "healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States." The statement was part of medical information...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 4:45 p.m. Hillary Clinton's doctor says she is recovering from her pneumonia and remains "healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States." The statement was part of medical information...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents know the frustration of trying to get that gunky pink antibiotic into a tot screaming from an ear infection. A one-time squirt of special ear drops one day might replace that ordeal. It's only been tried in animals so far — chinchillas, to be exact. But...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing public furor for the price of its emergency allergy shot EpiPen, Mylan Pharmaceuticals quickly pointed to a familiar industry solution: copay discount cards. Copay coupons or cards have become a ubiquitous part of the pharmaceutical business, offered...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the pharmaceutical company Mylan will face lawmakers' questions at a hearing next week on steep price increases for its life-saving EpiPen injector device. Mylan CEO Heather Bresch and an official from the Food and Drug Administration will testify...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Eleven members of a police SWAT team became ill during a Connecticut drug bust after bursting into a Hartford apartment and finding themselves in a cloud of suspected drug particles, authorities say. Police believe the officers were sickened in the Tuesday...
A growing number of U.S. workers are covered by health insurance that sticks them with a bigger share of the medical bill but also softens that blow by providing a special account to help with the expense. Companies are turning more to these so-called consumer-directed health...