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FDA to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

FDA to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugsThe Food and Drug Administration wants to make it easier for some common medicines to be sold without a prescription
  • Health
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

FDA OKs first drug to treat smallpox

FDA OKs first drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attackU.S. regulators approved the first treatment for smallpox in case the virus is used in a terror attack
  • Nation
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Health

Illinois, Iowa probing illness linked to McDonald’s

Illinois, Iowa probing illness linked to McDonald’sHealth officials believe there’s a link to consumption of McDonald’s salads
  • Health
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Michigan

30 health workers punished for sex misconduct
MDARD received 238 allegations of sexual misconduct by health professionals between 2011 and 2016

30 health workers punished for sex misconductMDARD received 238 allegations of sexual misconduct by health professionals between 2011 and 2016
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Mich., other states still have abortion laws on books

Mich., other states still have abortion laws on booksHere’s states with old abortion laws still on the books or newer laws that could be triggered in a Roe reversal
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Health

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for a place

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroomThere still isn’t a treatment that most people find easy to use to fight sleep apnea
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Business

Judge: Experts can testify, Roundup linked to cancer

Judge: Experts can testify, Roundup linked to cancerEvidence that Roundup can cause cancer seems “weak,” but experts can still make that claim at trial, a U.S. judge ruled
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Trump administration takes another swipe at ‘Obamacare’

Trump administration takes another swipe at ‘Obamacare’The Trump administration says it’s freezing payments under a program that protects insurers with sicker patients
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Detroit doc's license suspended for over-prescribing

Doc’s license suspended for over-prescribingA Detroit doctor has had his medical license suspended Friday for allegedly over-prescribing controlled substances
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Mich. High Court revives $659M contract suit

Mich. top court revives $659M contract suitMCNA Insurance Company alleges Michigan showed "blatant favoritism" to Blue Cross during bidding on a major state contract
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

Judge’s ruling slows plans for Medicaid work demand

Judge’s ruling slows plans for Medicaid work demandU.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg halted Kentucky’s first-in-the-nation experiment with Medicaid work requirements.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Rising air ambulance bills shock patients

Rising air ambulance bills shock patientsRides in so-called air ambulances can lead to bills of more than $20,000 depending on a person’s coverage.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Study shows coffee may boost longevity

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevityNew research shows coffee may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Study: Metro Detroit 'hotspot' for vaccination waivers

Study: Metro Detroit ‘hotspot’ for vaccination waiversTroy, Warren, Detroit among U.S. cities where more than 400 kindergarteners had received the non-medical vaccination exemptions, researchers found
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Oakland County

Officials: West Nile virus found in Oakland Co.

Officials: West Nile virus found in Oakland Co.No confirmed human cases have occurred
  • Oakland County
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

High Court shakeup stirs hopes, fears on abortion

High Court shakeup stirs hopes, fears on abortionRoe v. Wade could be key issue as Senate weighs next justice
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Nation

Scientists track bird flu virus in huge migration

Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migrationHuge flocks of famished birds scour the sands of Delaware Bay for horseshoe crab eggs every spring
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Science: How family separation may affect kids’ brains

Science Says: How family separation may affect kids’ brainsHere’s what separation can do and how some experts think immigrant children may be at risk
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Officials: Hepatitis A outbreak in Ky. now worst in US
State health officials confirmed Wednesday at least 969 people have contracted the liver disease

Officials: Kentucky’s hepatitis A outbreak now worst in USState health officials confirmed Wednesday at least 969 people have contracted the liver disease
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Nation

U.S. hospitals face injected painkiller shortage

U.S. hospitals face injected painkiller shortageManufacturing shortages are forcing many doctors and pharmacists to sometimes ration injected opioids.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Poliovirus is used to fight brain tumors

Enemy turned ally: Poliovirus is used to fight brain tumorsOne of the world’s most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight deadly brain tumors
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Inexpensive health plans usually no bargain

Inexpensive health plans usually no bargainThey cost as little as $25 a month, but tend to omit basic benefits
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizuresU.S. health regulators have approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

New evidence viruses may play a role in Alzheimer’s

New evidence viruses may play a role in Alzheimer’sThe findings don’t prove viruses cause Alzheimer’s, nor do they suggest it’s contagious
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

New flu vaccine works better than traditional shot

New flu vaccine works better than traditional shotA newer kind of flu vaccine worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honeyMaple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the FDA’s upcoming requirement could hurt their industries
  • Business
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine

US could back 1st pot-derived medicineThe Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a decision by the end of the month on the drug Epidiolex.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
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