11:58 am, January 27, 2015

Health News

19 measles cases reported with ties to Disney theme parks

19 measles cases in 3 states now reported with ties to Disney theme parks

Monday - 01/12/2015, 11:50pm EST

As flu becomes more widespread, CDC pushes antiviral meds

Flu is now widespread in 46 states; CDC urges more use of antivirals for high-risk patients

Monday - 01/12/2015, 09:02pm EST

House again backs bill to lower suicide rate among vets

House again approves bill to improve suicide prevention programs for veterans

Monday - 01/12/2015, 08:58pm EST

Snowmobiler stranded in freezing ravine wrote goodbye notes

Snowmobiler says he gave up hope, wrote letters to family while stranded in freezing ravine

Monday - 01/12/2015, 06:46pm EST

Merck seeks new OK for cancer drug, reorganization on track

Merck seeking new OK for cancer drug in tight race with rival, on track in latest makeover

Monday - 01/12/2015, 06:10pm EST

5 things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

Eat less sugar? Salt? Meat? 5 things to look for as government writes new dietary advice

Monday - 01/12/2015, 02:38pm EST

AmerisourceBergen expands into animal health with $2.5B deal

AmerisourceBergen branches into animal health with $2.5B purchase of MWI Veterinary Supply

Monday - 01/12/2015, 01:24pm EST

APNewsBreak: Girl says she knows she'll die without chemo

APNewsBreak: Connecticut girl says she knows she'll die without chemo but doesn't want it

Monday - 01/12/2015, 11:58am EST

Court orders Nevada to say what's in prison food

Court: Nevada must report what's in sack lunches, 'chef's choice' dinners served to prisoners

Monday - 01/12/2015, 10:08am EST

Roche taking majority in Foundation Medicine for $1.03B

Switzerland's Roche taking majority stake in US-based Foundation Medicine for $1.03 billion

Monday - 01/12/2015, 04:50am EST

Ruling puts foie gras back on California menus

Judge's ruling puts foie gras back on California restaurant menus

Monday - 01/12/2015, 01:30am EST

China arrests dozens for selling pork from diseased pigs

China arrests more than 110 people for selling pork from diseased pigs, tons of meat seized

Monday - 01/12/2015, 12:29am EST

Medicare pays doctors to coordinate seniors' chronic care

HEALTHBEAT: Medicare aims to improve coordination of care for seniors with chronic illnesses

Monday - 01/12/2015, 12:28am EST

Cowboys linebacker McClain leaves game with head injury

Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain leaves Packers game with concussion symptoms

Sunday - 01/11/2015, 04:10pm EST

Shire to buy specialty drugmaker NPS Pharma for $5.2 billion

Shire PLC to pay $5.2 billion to acquire US-based specialty drugmaker NPS Pharmaceuticals

Sunday - 01/11/2015, 02:30pm EST

56 people die after drinking poisoned beer in Mozambique

56 people die, 49 others hospitalized, after drinking poisoned traditional beer in Mozambique

Sunday - 01/11/2015, 01:20pm EST

Health officials link Calif. apple packer to listeria deaths

Health officials tie California apple packer to listeria outbreak, including at least 3 deaths

Sunday - 01/11/2015, 09:20am EST

Western Maryland Hospital imposes quarantine to contain flu

Western Maryland Hospital in Hagerstown imposes quarantine for nursing home to contain flu

Saturday - 01/10/2015, 05:40pm EST

House GOP forcing 2016 debate on Social Security's finances

House GOP adopts new rule setting up potential 2016 battle over Social Security's finances

Saturday - 01/10/2015, 03:30pm EST

Ending Ebola in '15 depends on locals as much as foreign aid

Officials are cagey about predicting end to Ebola in 2015 but progress seen, challenges remain

Saturday - 01/10/2015, 07:06am EST
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