Medical News

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois health insurance co-op with 49,000 policyholders in the state has become the latest casualty among a dwindling group of nonprofit alternative insurers set up under the Affordable Care Act. Illinois regulators took steps Tuesday to shut down Land of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois regulators are moving to shut down a struggling health insurance co-op with 49,000 Illinois policyholders. Illinois Department of Insurance officials announced Tuesday they are seeking a court order to take over Land of Lincoln Health and prepare the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The second-biggest selling drug in the world could get some cheaper competition in the U.S., after a federal panel endorsed an alternative version of the pricey medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. A panel of Food and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A study of an experimental treatment for leukemia that was halted last week following two patient deaths has been allowed to resume after a modification. The Food and Drug Administration suspended Juno Therapeutics' trial after the company reported that two...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Utah to keep sending money to the state branch of Planned Parenthood, overturning an unusual lower-court ruling that allowed the governor to block the group's funding. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
DENVER (AP) — A hospital surgery technician accused of stealing painkiller syringes, possibly exposing patients to HIV, has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Denver. Rocky Allen pleaded guilty Tuesday to tampering with a consumer product and obtaining a controlled substance...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a federal appeals decision ordering Utah to continue sending money to the state branch of Planned Parenthood in a defunding fight (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A spokesman for Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says the governor is disappointed in a...
BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard Law School professor who taught Barack and Michelle Obama says he has Alzheimer's disease and is vowing to fight it. Charles Ogletree says he came forward to help encourage others not to fear the dreaded diagnosis. Ogletree represented Anita Hill when she...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Utah to keep sending money to the state branch of Planned Parenthood, overturning an unusual lower-court ruling that allowed the governor to block the group's funding. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...