Thursday, May 25, 2017

Health

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 ...
In this March 15, 2014 file photo,a volunteer health care worker wears a t-shirt, getting people to sign up for the new health care programs, in Miami. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

BY TOM MURPHY Pregnancy, sexual assault and domestic violence could be considered “pre-existing conditions” that make it hard to keep insurance coverage under the Republican health care bill, according to ...
In this May 4, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s praise of Australia’s government-funded health care system has raised the ire of Sen. Bernie Sanders, a leading advocate of such ...
President Donald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, after the House pushed through a health care bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY ALAN FRAM and RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are claiming a triumph by pushing their legislative centerpiece scuttling much of President Barack Obama’s health care law through the ...
In this May 2, 2017, photo, House Paul Ryan of Wis., accompanied by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following the Republican Caucus meeting. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

BY KEN THOMAS and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was ready to celebrate. On the day House Republicans narrowly passed a bill to overhaul former President Barack ...
In this Friday, March 24, 2017, file photo, protesters gather across the Chicago River from Trump Tower to rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, in Chicago. arles Rex Arbogast, File)

BY TOM MURPHY The Republican push to replace the Affordable Care Act was revived this week in Congress by a small change to their plan designed to combat concerns over ...
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