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Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 04:12 PM CDT

Drug Company Attorneys Seek to Disqualify Federal Judge

Drug Company Attorneys Seek to Disqualify Federal Judge

Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis want to disqualify the federal judge overseeing their cases, saying he has shown bias...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 10:26 PM CDT

Texas Girl Fighting for Life After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba

Texas Girl Fighting for Life After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba

A Central Texas girl is battling a rare infection at a Fort Worth hospital after her family says she contracted a brain-eating amoeba. Ten-year-old Lily Avant of Whitney, Texas is described by her family as...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 10:43 PM CDT

Fetal Remains Found at Property of Deceased Doctor

Fetal Remains Found at Property of Deceased Doctor

The Will County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation on Thursday after more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains were found on the property of a deceased doctor, police said.

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 10:28 PM CDT

NY Finds $1B in Hidden Transfers by Family Behind OxyContin

NY Finds $1B in Hidden Transfers by Family Behind OxyContin

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York state's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York —...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 04:14 PM CDT

FDA Panel Recommends Peanut Allergy Treatment for Approval

FDA Panel Recommends Peanut Allergy Treatment for Approval

An advisory committee for the Food and Drug Administration voted Friday to recommend a peanut allergy treatment for FDA approval. The drug, called Palforzia, would be the first FDA-approved drug for treating...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 07:57 AM CDT

When Healthy Eating Becomes Obsessive: Doctors Warn About Rise in 'Orthorexia'

When Healthy Eating Becomes Obsessive: Doctors Warn About Rise in 'Orthorexia'

Doctors in Dallas are warning parents about an emerging trend they're seeing in their offices: children and teens who take healthy eating to the extreme fueled by what they see on social media. They warn the...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 02:35 AM CDT

Chaotic Talks Show Challenge of Reaching Opioid Settlement

Chaotic Talks Show Challenge of Reaching Opioid Settlement

For months, the judge overseeing national litigation over the opioids crisis urged all sides to reach a settlement that could end thousands of lawsuits filed by state and local governments. But the chaotic...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 06:47 PM CDT

US Officials Revise Vaping Illness Count to 380 in 36 States

US Officials Revise Vaping Illness Count to 380 in 36 States

The U.S. government has refined how it is measuring an outbreak of breathing illnesses in people who vape, now counting only cases that are most closely linked to electronic cigarette use. Health officials...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 05:49 AM CDT

What We Know About the US Vaping Illness Outbreak

What We Know About the US Vaping Illness Outbreak

U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. They have identified 380 confirmed and probable...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 09:13 AM CDT

New Jersey Parents Sue Fertility Clinic in Latest IVF Mix-Up

New Jersey Parents Sue Fertility Clinic in Latest IVF Mix-Up

Two years after a white couple in New Jersey gave birth to a baby girl through in-vitro fertilization, they realized that she had "Asian features." Although the parents say they love their daughter and wouldn't...

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