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SAN DIEGO (AP) — California health officials say 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs in an effort to make medicines more affordable and to prevent price gouging. Copycat pills normally are much cheaper than original brand-name drugs. But in some...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law, fearing the impact of rising insurance costs and worried the underfunded Department of Veterans Affairs won't be able to fill the coverage gap...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. said Tuesday that a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths and other complications of heart disease in a huge, late-stage study. The positive result was a welcome surprise because three previous experimental drugs of the...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's municipal garbage collectors on Tuesday rejected a government compromise offer and decided to continue an 11-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high temperatures during the key summer tourism season...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law, fearing the impact of rising insurance costs and worried the underfunded Department of Veterans Affairs won't be able to fill the coverage gap...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's municipal garbage collectors are extending an 11-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures. Municipal workers' union head Nikos Trikas says the protest will continue as planned until...
KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. says a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths and other complications of heart disease in a huge, late-stage study. The positive result announced Tuesday was a surprise. Three major drugmakers — Pfizer, Eli Lilly and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock. The federal-state program for...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran is accusing U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of "a brazen interventionist plan" to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer allowed one run and two hits as the Washington Nationals knocked Chicago Cubs...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A review board Tuesday found "substantial evidence of error" in a North Carolina police...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man is safe after helicopter rescuers plucked him from a rock surrounded by swift-...
DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Miguel Cabrera homered and Justin Verlander pitched seven strong innings as the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Manager Joe Maddon and some of the Chicago Cubs will visit the White House on Wednesday, though...