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Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 11:13 AM EST

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

Another drugmaker is recalling a medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure over concerns that tablets could be contaminated with a cancer-causing agent. Drug maker Aurobindo Pharma USA...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 02:14 PM EST

Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do...

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 12:10 AM EST

Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law

Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law

A federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appeals. That means "Obamacare" remains in effect while litigation...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 01:37 PM EST

Neb. Center Monitors American for Possible Ebola Exposure

Neb. Center Monitors American for Possible Ebola Exposure

An American who was providing medical assistance in Congo may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus and is being monitored at a Nebraska medical center. The University of Nebraska Medical Center in...

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 at 06:20 PM EST

Lawsuit Filed After Safety Issues Found at NJ Surgery Center

Lawsuit Filed After Safety Issues Found at NJ Surgery Center

State investigators say a New Jersey surgery center that may have exposed more than 3,000 patients to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C used poor drug storage methods, an outdated infection control plan and...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 05:14 PM EST

NJ Warns of Possible Measles Exposure at Newark Airport

NJ Warns of Possible Measles Exposure at Newark Airport

Health officials are warning of a possible measles exposure at Newark Liberty International Airport over the busy Christmas travel days.

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 06:56 AM EST

Newly FDA-Approved Children's Vaccine Protects Against 6 Diseases

Newly FDA-Approved Children's Vaccine Protects Against 6 Diseases

A new pediatric vaccine that immunizes children against six diseases was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, French pharmaceutical company Sanofi said Wednesday. Reuters reported that the...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 01:23 AM EST

Confirmed Cases of Flu Rising Across New York State

Confirmed Cases of Flu Rising Across New York State

More than 5,400 people have come down with the illness so far this season.

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 at 09:52 PM EST

Ex-CEO of Insys to Plead Guilty in Major Opioid Case

Ex-CEO of Insys to Plead Guilty in Major Opioid Case

The former CEO of a drug company that produced a powerful and addictive painkiller containing fentanyl for cancer patients has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a scheme in which the firm's leaders...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 at 08:18 PM EST

3,000+ NJ Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

3,000+ NJ Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

The New Jersey Department of Health says more than 3,000 patients at a surgery center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

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