Health

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nonprofit Catholic organization SSM Health will provide birth control pills at the 26 clinics inside St. Louis-area Walgreens stores that it began operating Thursday, an SSM spokesman said. Four groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, wrote...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nonprofit Catholic organization SSM Health will provide birth control pills at the 26 clinics inside St. Louis-area Walgreens stores that it began operating Thursday, an SSM spokesman said. Four groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, wrote...
Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has soared over the past decade. But the drugmaker didn't budge on its price hikes Thursday, which have drawn ire both in...
Pfizer will pay about $14 billion in cash for the cancer drug company Medivation, a deal that will add the pricey late-stage prostate cancer treatment Xtandi to its oncology portfolio. The New York drugmaker said Monday that it will pay $81.50 per Medivation share. That's a 21...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer is buying the cancer drug company Medivation in a deal valued at about $14 billion. Pfizer Inc. will pay $81.50 per Medivation share. That's a 21 percent premium to the San Francisco biotech's Friday closing price of $67.19. Medivation Inc.'s stock soared...
MIAMI (AP) — Florida's caseload of Zika spread by Miami mosquitoes has risen to 25, and U.S. health officials continue to warn pregnant women to avoid the infection zone despite the governor's assurances that the area of concern is shrinking. Florida's Department of Health says...
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has reported the first two cases of polio after more than two years, in an area newly liberated from Islamic extremists who attacked polio vaccinators in the past, the government and the World Health Organization said Thursday. Nigeria's removal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists carefully probe a placenta donated after birth, bluish umbilical cord still attached. This is the body's most mysterious organ, and inside lie clues about how it gives life — and how it can go awry, leading to stillbirth, preterm birth, even...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday urged Puerto Rico to step up its public education campaign against Zika as he warned that 25 percent of the island will be infected with the mosquito-borne virus by year's end. Dr. Vivek Murthy said during a visit...
Annie Frey is your host for “The Annie Frey Show” airing Saturdays from 5p - 7p on FM News Talk 97.1 radio in St...
Annie Frey is your host for “The Annie Frey Show” airing Saturdays from 5p - 7p on FM News Talk 97.1 radio in St...
Annie Frey is your host for “The Annie Frey Show” airing Saturdays from 5p - 7p on FM News Talk 97.1 radio in St...
Stacy Washington is your host for “Stacy On The Right” airing Sunday nights from 7p to 9p on FM News Talk 97.1...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Hundreds of charities across Missouri are going to have to find a new place to raise money this...