FILE - In this July 6, 2020 file photo, a health care worker administers a COVID-19 test at a site sponsored by Community Heath of South Florida at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Clinica Campesina Health Center in Homestead, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
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September 18, 2020 - 10:42 am
A drug company says that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
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June 10, 2020 - 12:39 pm
26 drug makers and 10 executives accused of alleged price fixing
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September 18, 2019 - 5:21 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries to treat conditions leading to heart attacks and strokes. Experts said the...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY and CAROLE FELDMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is fining Michigan State University $4.5 million for failing to respond to sexual assault complaints against Dr. Larry Nassar. That announcement comes from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who says the...
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July 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from Bernie Sanders' call for replacing private...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:52 pm
By CANDICE CHOI AP Food & Health Writer SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status . Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways the hemp ingredient might officially be allowed in food, drinks and dietary supplements. The U.S. Food...
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June 04, 2018 - 12:53 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare recipients filled fewer prescriptions for pricey brand-name drugs — but spent more on such meds anyway, says a government report released Monday. It blames rising manufacturer prices for squeezing older people and taxpayers...
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January 09, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Hospitals across the country are facing a nationwide shortage of intravenous bags. A manufacturer for the product in Puerto Rico was affected by Hurricane Maria in September which has stalled production. According to The Wall Street Journal , "the availability of saline IV bags has plummeted" and "...
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