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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says the Justice Department has taken first-of-its-kind action to temporarily stop two Tennessee pharmacies, their owner and three pharmacists from dispensing opioids and other controlled substances. Copies of court filings provided...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration is questioning whether electronic cigarette maker Juul and its new partner Altria are following through on pledges to help stop underage vaping. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Friday posted letters he sent to...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's annual medical checkup (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for his annual medical checkup. Trump was declared to be in "excellent health" in...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is in for some poking and prodding as doctors assess whether his "incredibly good genes" continue to serve him well. Trump was traveling to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington on Friday for a follow-up to his...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Borrowing a word from Democrats, a new White House report says changes made to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump didn't amount to "sabotage." Due out Friday, the report from the Council of Economic Advisers says Obama-era subsidies that help...
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PHOENIX (AP) — A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth announced Thursday that it would shut down operations. Officials with Hacienda HealthCare said its board of directors determined it's not sustainable to keep operating...
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Stanford University has started a review of interactions that some faculty members had with He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make gene-edited babies. Several Stanford professors have said they knew or strongly suspected He wanted to try gene editing on...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are telling doctors to be on the lookout for a rare cancer linked to breast implants after receiving more reports of the disease. The Food and Drug Administration sent a letter Wednesday to family doctors, nurses and other health...
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COVENTRY, R.I. (AP) — An artist has moved his giant sculpture of a burnt spoon to a Rhode Island drugmaker's office to protest the opioid crisis. The Providence Journal reports that 48-year-old Domenic Esposito, of Westwood, Massachusetts, and a partner placed the nearly 11-foot...