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FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement

Published Nov. 15 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that...

Is it an emergency? Insurance companies make patients question ER visit

Published Nov. 14 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alison Wrenne was making waffles for her two young children one morning when abdominal pain forced her...

Drugstore pain pills as effective as opioids in ER patients

Published Nov. 14 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors...

Millions die suffering amid global opioid gap

Published Nov. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 26 million people around the world die each year with serious suffering in part because of...

Women less likely to get CPR from bystanders

Published Nov. 13 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to...

California Care rated among the best in state

Published Nov. 12 2017

The longevity of staff and the relationships built with residents are key factors in the quality of care at California...

Notre Dame employees keeping free birth control coverage

Published Nov. 8 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Notre Dame told its employees Tuesday that they will continue to receive no-cost birth...

Health providers join Sequoia Project

Published Nov. 8 2017

The Tiger Institute Health Alliance HIE — which includes University of Missouri Health Care, Capital Region Medical Center and other...

MCHCP adds 'non-contraceptive' coverage option

Published Nov. 7 2017

State government employees covered by the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan have until Nov. 20 to say if they want...

AstraZeneca wins US nod for lymphoma drug

Published Nov. 7 2017

By the Associated PressU.S. regulators have approved a new treatment for people with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Gene therapy study offers hope for fatal infant muscle disease

Published Nov. 7 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A first attempt at gene therapy for a disease that leaves babies unable to move, swallow and,...