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MIAMI (AP) — Florida health officials rule out sex as well as travel in Miami-area woman's Zika infection.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington's attorney general on Thursday asked a federal judge to immediately take steps to protect Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers from exposure to chemical vapors. More than 50 workers have received medical evaluations after reporting exposure to...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington's attorney general and others are asking a federal judge to immediately take steps to protect Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers from exposure to chemical vapors. More than 50 workers have received medical evaluations after reporting exposure to...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Federal regulators are suing to stop two major health insurance mergers because they say the deals will increase health care costs for Americans and lower the quality of care they get. The Department of Justice said Thursday that the combinations of Aetna...
Federal regulators are suing to stop two major health insurance mergers because they say the deals will increase health care costs for Americans and lower the quality of care they get. The Department of Justice said Thursday that the combinations of Aetna and Humana and Anthem...
NEW YORK (AP) — Theranos Inc. named a new vice president in charge of regulatory issues and a new chief compliance officer weeks after federal regulators banned the company's founder and CEO from owning or running a medical laboratory for two years. The ban followed months of...
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local): 7 p.m. Florida could be getting another $5.6 million in federal funding to assist in the fight against the Zika virus. The White House reported in a news release Wednesday that President Barack Obama spoke...
MONTREAL (AP) — A Quebec City-based research team has received the green light to begin testing a Zika vaccine on humans in collaboration with U.S.-based partners. The researchers based at Universite Laval are the first in Canada to be authorized by Canada's federal health...
MIAMI (AP) — Health officials in Florida are investigating whether the Zika infection of a woman in the Miami area could be the first transmission of the virus from a mosquito bite in the continental United States. Lab tests confirmed the Zika infection, according to statements...