NEW YORK — Department of Justice lawyers filed court papers Friday again asking a federal appeals court to delay lifting age restrictions and prescription requirements on an emergency contraceptive popularly known as the morning-after pill.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — ISTA Pharmaceuticals Inc. pleaded guilty on Friday in a federal case involving its eye drug Xibrom, admitting it promoted the drug for unapproved uses and agreeing to pay $33.5 million in fines and fees.
WASHINGTON — Health officials are investigating cases involving patients who suffered complications after being injected with potentially contaminated medications made by a Tennessee specialty pharmacy.
Two interesting studies have come up over the past month on heart attacks. Scientists have found a temporary condition that can quadruple your chance of having a heart attack. Scientists have found that job stress leads to more heart attacks, but there is a treatment that can reduce job stress-related heart attacks by 50 percent.
More physical education in kindergarten through fifth grade means less chance of obesity, especially for boys, researchers say.
I'm staring at a really cute picture of my granddaughter and I smile. I shuffle through other pictures on my computer and smile again at the coconut-covered bunny cake I made for Easter. And I wonder - based on what we know and don't know about coconut fat - do I embrace or kiss my coconut friend goodbye?
CHICAGO — Fred Y. Sasaki put on a red tie and his gray suit.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — An 11-year study of the incidence of brain cancer at jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney in the state ended Thursday with university researchers saying they found no statistically significant elevations in the rate of cancer among workers.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Health officials investigating a cluster of mysterious illnesses in Alabama closed their investigation Thursday after determining the illnesses were unrelated and no new bacteria or viruses were involved.
DENVER — Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is challenging the part of the federal health care law that requires for-profit companies to offer employees health coverage that includes products the business owners find morally objectionable, such as certain types of contraception.