The Obama administration said it will comply with a judge’s order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Faced with a federal judge’s order in the heart-wrenching cases of two terminally ill children seeking lung transplants, a national review… More »
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The national organization that manages organ transplants on Monday resisted making emergency rule changes for children under 12 who are waiting… More »
A bill that is intended to persuade more Oregon parents to take their kids to doctors for shots and get over their mistrust of conventional medicine has taken a big step in the Legislature with passage by the state Senate.
Federal health officials say they have found bacteria and fungus in drug vials from a Tennessee specialty pharmacy that recalled all of its injectable medicines last month.
Texas man gets high-tech bionic hand, 61 years after he was born without fingers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arena Pharmaceuticals says its weight loss drug Belviq will be available to U.S. patients beginning next week, nearly a year after… More »
Over and over, the nation debates the fairness of transplant policies, from Mickey Mantle’s liver in the 1990s to people today who cut their wait times by moving to another city where the list is shorter.
Don’t expect to see morning-after pills for all ages on drugstore shelves anytime soon. A federal appeals court decision allowing girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without a prescription won’t immediately change access.
In an unprecedented challenge to the nation’s transplant system, a federal judge has allowed one dying child to essentially jump the line in rulings that could have ramifications for people awaiting new organs.
Two new cases of hepatitis have been reported in a health scare involving patients of a Tulsa oral surgeon whose clinics were found to be unsanitary.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health experts are recommending changes to safety restrictions on former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, in light of a new analysis… More »
The organ transplant network has placed a dying 10-year-old girl on the adult waiting list for a donated lung, complying with a judge’s unusual order.
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Geoff Soza was celebrating his 30th wedding anniversary in Yellowstone National Park when the 64-year-old man learned the hard way… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has decided to permit girls of any age to buy generic versions of emergency contraception without… More »