Health

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has advanced its anti-abortion stronghold once again by publishing a list of places where pregnant women considering abortions can get free ultrasounds. Lawmakers in the Republican-dominated Statehouse pushed for the list earlier this year during the...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has advanced its anti-abortion stronghold once again by publishing a list of places where pregnant women considering abortions can get free ultrasounds. Lawmakers in the Republican-dominated Statehouse pushed for the list earlier this year during the...
Aetna became the latest health insurer to cast doubt upon its future in the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges after it called off a planned expansion Tuesday and suggested it could abandon that market completely. A departure by Aetna, the nations' third-largest insurer,...
Rising sales of Pfizer Inc.'s key new medicines and prospects that more drugs will be approved soon have analysts speculating the biggest U.S. drugmaker won't break up after all. For five years, the maker of Viagra and fibromyalgia and pain treatment Lyrica has been mulling a...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state toxicologist says North Carolina's top public health official acted unethically and possibly illegally by telling residents living near Duke Energy coal ash pits that their well water is safe to drink when it's contaminated with a chemical known to...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state toxicologist says North Carolina's top public health official acted unethically and possibly illegally by telling residents living near Duke Energy coal ash pits that their well water is safe to drink when it's contaminated with a chemical known to...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's state-funded health service is responsible for paying for an HIV-prevention drug that has been called a "game changer" in the fight against AIDS, a court ruled Tuesday. The health service said it would appeal, which means the drug — which advocates say...
CVS Health beat second-quarter earnings expectations and nudged its 2016 forecast higher after the drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager reaped gains from a couple of deals and its sales of pricey specialty drugs rose. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island, company said Tuesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Higher expenses offset a big jump in sales from an acquisition, as Pfizer Inc.'s second-quarter profit plunged 23 percent. The biggest U.S. drugmaker still beat Wall Street's expectations. Pfizer on Tuesday reported net income of $2.02 billion, or 33 cents per...