Health

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Two residents of an Illinois veterans' home have died of Legionnaires' Disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The health department said the two residents at the home in Quincy, about 300 miles southwest of Chicago, had underlying...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Quentin State Prison inmate has been hospitalized with Legionnaires' Disease and about 30 others have symptoms, prompting authorities to shut off water at the facility and bring in portable toilets, bottled water and large water tanks to serve...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. The EPA says the rule, which took effect...
LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska Institute says a leading stem cell scientist accused of unethical behavior has been cleared of scientific misconduct though he sometimes acted without due care. In a statement released on Friday, the university said complaints leveled against Dr...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A senior health ministry official has been detained on suspicion of accepting bribes of face cream and money in exchange for giving operating licenses to pharmacies, the latest case of suspected corruption in Romania's underfunded health care system...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America is defending its abortion practices and its donation of fetal tissue for medical research. It sent a letter Thursday to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found that undercover videos of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America is defending its abortion practices and its donation of fetal tissue for medical research. It sent a letter Thursday to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found that undercover videos of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades. The drug Repatha could eventually help millions of Americans...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades. The drug Repatha could eventually help millions of Americans...