A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home.
More than 750,000 people...
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:29 AM PDT
FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late...
Pediatric cancer research is one of the least funded and proposed budget cuts to NIH will deplete it even more. A family whose child died from pediatric cancer is testifying on Capitol Hill Wednesday, March 29...
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 04:02 PM PDT
States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill
Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and...
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 05:54 AM PDT
José Olé Taquitos Recalled for Possible Rubber, Plastic
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is recalling more than 35,000 pounds of frozen "José Olé" taquito products that may be contaminated with rubber and plastic, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 12:43 AM PDT
Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades
As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year.
The Republican health plan designed to replace...
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:10 AM PDT
Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School
Despite a degenerative disease that makes going to school a life-threatening situation, a three-year-old Maryland boy attends classes every day thanks to technology allowing him to connect with his classmates...
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 02:09 AM PDT
Some Parts of 'Obamacare' Working Well, Problems With Others
Once again, "Obamacare" has survived a near-death experience. It won't be the end of the political debate, but House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledges, "We're going to be living with 'Obamacare' for the foreseeable...
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:43 PM PDT
Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law
The now-withdrawn House health care bill repeals major parts of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or ACA, as Republicans push to scale back the federal government's role in health care.
President Trump has issued an ultimatum to House Republicans on the health care bill designed to repeal and replace "Obamacare": vote today or no deal. If there's no deal, then Obamacare stands. In the...