Health Issues

The Latest: Utah dismisses protests by marijuana firms

Jul 31, 2019

Utah has dismissed appeals from six companies that were denied licenses to grow medical marijuana for the state and argued the state chose unqualified companies

US to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada

Jul 31, 2019

The Trump administration says it will create way or Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada

3 companies pay California $70 million for delaying drugs

Jul 29, 2019

Three pharmaceutical companies are agreeing to pay California nearly $70 million to settle allegations that they delayed drugs to keep prices high

Pfizer, Mylan strengthen ties, create new company

Jul 29, 2019

Pfizer, strengthening ties to Mylan, will pair its off-patent division with the generic drugmaker, creating a new company

Despite calls to start over, US health system covers 90%

Jul 27, 2019

Despite politicians' calls to start over, the much-maligned US health care system covers 90%

Trump directs government to revamp care for kidney disease

Jul 10, 2019

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing the government to revamp the nation's care for kidney disease so more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis

Portugal's Socialists eye re-election on economic record

Jul 10, 2019

Portugal's Socialist prime minister is vowing to address the challenges of a low national birth rate, the increasing cost of health care and climate change as he bids for a second straight term in the country's Oct. 6 general election

Show of hands on immigrant health care belies a thorny issue

Jul 3, 2019

Democrats' show of hands on health care for unauthorized immigrants would reverse longstanding policies

White House expands health accounts aimed at small firms

Jun 13, 2019

Trump administration ads new options to health care accounts aimed at small to mid-size firms

AP analysis: Broad legalization takes toll on medical pot

Jun 11, 2019

AP analysis: Medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21.


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