MANILA, Philippines — After a year of surveillance, the operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a certain Jovet Atillano at a condominium in Mandaluyong City for selling illegal drugs. Authorities recovered from the suspect 10 sachets of suspected shabu, 500 tablets of party
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has for years accepted payments for criticizing studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to a review of financial records and his published
A San Diego children's hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to 'drive' themselves to the operating room. The cars at the Rady Children's Hospital are actually operated by a nurse or a doctor, and are part of a new
Sept 20 (Reuters) - Hunan Jiudian Pharmaceutical Co Ltd * Says it plans to issue up to 29.34 million shares at 10.37yuan ($1.58) a share for Shenzhen IPO Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2hhgZwv($1 = 6.5800 Chinese yuan renminbi)(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A ninth person has died nearly a week after the evacuation of a Florida nursing home that Hurricane Irma left without air conditioning.
Elderly and disabled people are being driven to self-inflicted harm due to reductions in the care they receive caused by cuts to the social care sector, research has found. A survey reveals that social workers are having to “constantly battle” to provide adequate levels of support to vulnerable people
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in ways not yet fully clear.
Almost one in four teenage girls suffer from depression, a new study shows, in what experts have described as an “alarming” discovery. As part of an examination of data on more than 10,000 children born in 2000/01 who are taking part in the Millennium Cohort Study, parents were questioned about their
The Government has been accused of “empty promises” over boosting mental health provision as new figures reveal that half of local NHS bodies plan to slash spending on vital services. Cash-strapped Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in England said they will reduce the proportion of their budgets
The co-sponsors of new Senate legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act are misleading America about the effects of their proposal.
WASHINGTON ― The renewed push to pass a health care overhaul in the Senate is running into the same old problem Republicans have faced all along: They don’t have the votes, and if they can’t win over Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), their repeal effort looks doomed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders dove into a frantic hunt for votes Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare." The pressure was intense, the outcome uncertain in a Capitol newly engulfed in drama over health care
By Antoni Slodkowski and David Brunnstrom NAYPYITAW, Myanmar/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday condemned rights abuses in Rakhine state and said violators would be punished, but she did not address U.N. accusations of ethnic cleansing, drawing cool international responses
Senator Lindsey Graham, flanked by senators John Barrasso and Mitch McConnell, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. The Republican sponsor of a last-gasp effort to tear down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) said on Tuesday that he had “never felt better” about the chances of repealing the
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local):
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney for a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak urged jurors Tuesday not to be swayed by their emotions while prosecutors argued the man's actions demonstrated a "shocking disregard" for human life.
There are 250,000 deaths a year from drug-resistant TB and only 52% of patients globally are successfully treated. Too few antibiotics are in the pipeline to tackle the global crisis of drug resistance, which is responsible for the rise of almost untreatable infections around the world, the World Health
CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — Police say seven officers were injured during a weekend shootout in central Oklahoma, including one who remains hospitalized.
WASHINGTON ― Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said Tuesday that he’s so opposed to the idea of a single-payer health care system that he’s trying to block California or any other Democratic state from setting up such a system.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first inhaler combining three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says the latest Republican health care bill is "even more dangerous and more reckless" than the previous bill and would cause "tens of millions of people to lose coverage." (Sept. 19)
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas suspended a former Planned Parenthood physician-contractor's state medical license for 90 days for failing to preserve a fetal tissue sample from a 13-year-old girl's abortion so that it could be sent to authorities.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has said Steve Bannon – who he referred to as “Darth Vader” – is helping him build support for his bill that would repeal Obamacare. Mr Graham’s bill, which he drafted with fellow Republican Senator Bill Cassidy, has gained momentum over the past week, reviving a fight