U.S. regulators have approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the drug for adults with acute myeloid...
Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:39 PM EDT
Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS
The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 07:36 AM EDT
DEA Offering Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills
The Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity for the safe disposal of expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions pills or patches on Saturday.
Scores of locations across the country are...
Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 07:28 AM EDT
Wait for Calorie Count on Burgers, Pizza May Get Longer
Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again.
New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals...
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 06:35 PM EDT
AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study
New research suggests that artificial intelligence may be better at determining which patients are at high risk for a heart attack than their doctor, NBC News reported.
AI computer programs developed at the...
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 01:33 PM EDT
Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave
Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account.
Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 02:17 PM EDT
California Weighs Huge Health Care Remake: Dumping Insurers
A proposal considered by California lawmakers would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone.
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 01:42 PM EDT
Blood Tests Track Lung Cancer Gene Changes, Aiding Treatment
Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages.
With experimental tests...
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 08:53 PM EDT
FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies
The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters sent to 14 manufacturers, telling them to remove their fraudulent cancer curing products on the internet, NBC News reported.
The FDA said most of the...
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 01:39 PM EDT
Hardball Health Care Option May Cost Taxpayers, and Trump
Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities.
The administration just might eliminate...