Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Health

In this May 4, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by GOP House members, cheer for Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., after the House pushed through a health care bill, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK and KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain, a former Navy pilot who at 80 has had several health setbacks, gets his coverage from ...
In this May 1, 2017 photo, Dr. Tricia Derges, right, stands with Missouri Rep. Lynn Morris after they testified in support of legislation expanding eligibility for Missouri's assistant physician law at a Senate committee hearing at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)

BY DAVID A. LIEB JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Numerous additional doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri’s underserved areas as a result of ...
In this May 10, 2017 photo, students leave South Park High School in Buffalo, New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

BY SALLY HO and CAROLYN THOMPSON For school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession, the Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health care overhaul ...
This image provided by the Twitter page of @fendifille shows a computer at Greater Preston CCG as Britain's National Health Service is investigating "an issue with IT" Friday May 12, 2017. (@fendifille via AP)

BY JILL LAWLESS and ARITZ PARRA LONDON (AP) — A huge extortion cyberattack hit dozens of nations Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies. ...
Former first lady Michelle Obama smiles while speaking at the Partnership for a Healthier American 2017 Healthier Future Summit in Washington, Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama on Friday criticized a Trump administration decision to delay federal rules aimed at making school lunch healthier, saying kids will end up ...
This Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, shows the HealthCare.gov 2017 website home page on display, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY TOM MURPHY Early moves by insurers suggest that another round of price hikes and limited choices will greet insurance shoppers around the country when they start searching for next ...
a young deer gazes into the distance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Public Health says a Los Angeles company is recalling tea made from deer antler after two people who drank it got sick. ...
This image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a photomicrograph of Neisseria meningitidis. (James Volk/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — A contagious bacterial infection appears to be the cause of at least some cases in a mysterious outbreak in Liberia, U.S. health officials ...
This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Republican governor says people on opiates who get free shots of Narcan have an advantage over people with allergies who have to pay for their ...
This Thursday, April 8, 2005 file photo shows a bottle of Bextra at a drugstore in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects ...
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