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File - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, health care professionals join hundreds of people marching through downtown Los Angeles protesting President Donald Trump's plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded. The assessment came in a court filing late Monday, July 16, 2018, in which the states asked U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria to put their lawsuit on hold. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidiesCalifornia and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
In this July 11, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a meeting Wednesday. Some Democrats are warning that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could spell doom for the Affordable Care Act. This is even as some conservatives are portraying him as sympathetic to President Barack Obama’s landmark health care legislation. The heated debate may not matter, though. As long as five past defenders of the ACA remain on the nation’s highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safeThe heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. The Food and Drug Administration is considering easing the process for drugmakers to get approval to sell some prescription medicines over the counter, a move to offer consumers convenience and lower prices. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday, July 17, 2018 that the agency has developed tentative guidelines for drugmakers to do so, while maintaining safety standards.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugsFDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter
The Associated Press4 hours ago
She Gave Birth to 3rd Child, Dies of Infection Days LaterOn June 24, Lindsay Bugbee Crosby of Simsbury, Conn., gave birth to her third child, a healthy baby boy named Nolan. A happy photo shows the smiling mom celebrating in the hospital with husband Evan and daughters Finlay, 5, and Sigrid, 3. Within a week, however, the 32-year-old was back...
Newser9 hours ago
First Drug Approved to Treat Weaponized SmallpoxThe FDA has approved a drug that could be used in the event that someone turns the deadly smallpox virus into a weapon. Per USA Today , the anti-viral tecovirimat, or TPOXX, from the pharmaceutical maker SIGA Technologies, has been given the go-ahead by the regulator to become "an additional option...
Newser21 hours ago
FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, poses at the agency's headquarters in Atlanta. The new head of the nation’s top public health agency says the U.S. opioid will be one of his main priorities, and it turns out there is a personal reason.   (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his sonThe director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's a personal reason for his focus on the opioid epidemic: His son almost died from taking fentanyl-laced cocaine
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probationMassachusetts' highest court has upheld the authority of judges to order people with addiction to stay drug free as a condition of probation
The Associated Press1 day ago
WeWork takes meat off the menu at company eventsOffice space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company
The Associated Press1 day ago
Couple May Divorce to Pay for Daughter's Health CareSix-year-old Brighton Grey has a rare illness that costs her parents $15,000 a year and may force them to file for divorce, KTRK reports. Maria and Jake Grey make sure Brighton has full-time care because her rare disorder, Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, limits her vision and hearing and keeps her at...
Newser3 days ago
Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strikeNurses seeking higher wages at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike
The Associated Press3 days ago
Parasite Sickens Dozens Who Ate McDonald's SaladsA multi-state outbreak of a non-fatal, but nasty, infection has sickened at least dozens and has been traced to McDonald's. The chain has yanked salads from its menu in some 3,000 locations after customers in six states became ill with a parasite called cyclospora. Per USA Today , McDonald's says...
Newser3 days ago
FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)
Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana programRegulators don't know how much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon, opening the way for black market diversion
The Associated Press3 days ago
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