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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved a second gene therapy for blood cancer. The one-time treatment is for aggressive lymphoma in adults. The Food and Drug Administration approved sales of the therapy from Kite Pharma on Wednesday. The treatment involves removing...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Four months after he enlisted in the U.S. Army at 18, John Morse IV was on the front lines in Iraq training the sights of laser range finders on combat targets to be shelled. For the next four years, the fire-support specialist watched dozens of people in his...
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touch scores of families, including that of Columbus mother Jacqueline Lewis, who said solutions can't come too soon...
EYNON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who dreamed his wife was cheating on him and then woke up and tried to strangle her has been sentenced to six to 12 years in prison. WNEP-TV reports Conrad Rudalavage, of Eynon, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in June and was sentenced...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jason Sanford has heard so many rumors about the changing health care landscape that every few weeks he dials a local information desk, seeking just a rough estimate of what his diabetes medication will soon cost him. The answer is the same every time: It...
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis. The state is pitching the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge as global in scope. It is similar in its mission to an effort the NFL used...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and health care legislation (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump is criticizing a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of insurance premiums. Trump says on Twitter Wednesday that he "can never support...
PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of doctors across the Czech Republic have closed their clinics and offices for one day to demand higher pay and protest bureaucracy. The physicians are protesting Wednesday they won't get a pay rise from health insurers for next year, unlike their...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and...