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Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 02:22 AM EDT

Pfizer to Lower Drug Prices Following Talk With Trump

Pfizer to Lower Drug Prices Following Talk With Trump

Following a discussion with President Donald Trump, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced Tuesday that it would roll back planned drug price increases for July, NBC News reported. The president said he met...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 01:18 AM EDT

Texas Scientists Find Alzheimer's 'Big Bang': Study

Texas Scientists Find Alzheimer's 'Big Bang': Study

Despite billions of dollars spent on clinical trials through the decades, Alzheimer's disease remains one of the most devastating and baffling diseases in the world, affecting more than 5 million Americans...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 11:13 AM EDT

Pain Patients Beg FDA for More Options, More Access to Opioids

Pain Patients Beg FDA for More Options, More Access to Opioids

The Food and Drug Agency Administration says it wants to be accommodating to chronic pain patients so it held a meeting this week to hear people's stories about pain, NBC News reported. Several dozen people...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 10:39 AM EDT

Southwest Is Nixing Peanuts on All Flights, Citing Allergies

Southwest Is Nixing Peanuts on All Flights, Citing Allergies

Peanuts often come to mind as the quintessential airplane snack. But no more, Southwest Airlines announced. The Dallas-based airline is ending the tradition on all flights beginning August 1, citing the need to...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Families around the country are finding new options for their children's midday meal thanks to a growing number of delivery options catering to students. Some deliver to the schools, others to homes. As for...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 05:27 AM EDT

Where Does Trump's Supreme Court Pick Stand on Abortion?

Where Does Trump's Supreme Court Pick Stand on Abortion?

Many have voiced concern over the future of legal abortion in the United States following Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, but the president's nominee to fill Kennedy's seat, Brett Kavanaugh...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 11:23 PM EDT

1st Trial Over Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Link Claim Under Way

1st Trial Over Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Link Claim Under Way

Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury on Monday to find that agribusiness giant Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup likely caused his disease. Dewayne Johnson's...

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 10:50 PM EDT

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at 'Obamacare'

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at 'Obamacare'

The Trump administration is freezing payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses, a move expected to add to premium increases next year. At stake are...

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 05:28 PM EDT

Finding a Healthy, Tasty Option for Breakfast on the Go

Finding a Healthy, Tasty Option for Breakfast on the Go

Consumer Reports’ food experts tasted 48 breakfast items and collected nutrition data, looking for healthier and tasty options for breakfast on the run. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan reports.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 11:41 PM EDT

Unsealed Lawsuit: Opioid-Maker Placed Profits Over People

Unsealed Lawsuit: Opioid-Maker Placed Profits Over People

A newly unsealed lawsuit by Tennessee's attorney general says the maker of the world's top-selling painkiller directed its salesforce to target the highest prescribers, many with limited or no pain management...

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