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Thursday, May 25, 2017

AP Health Issues

Florida House makes progress on medical marijuana bill

A bill to implement Florida's medical marijuana amendment has passed the House of Representatives and is headed to the Senate
Updated one month ago

In a blow, influential Republican a 'no' on health care bill

A respected moderate Republican lawmaker has dealt a significant blow to the languishing House GOP health care bill
Updated one month ago

Deal on pot decriminalization clears key Senate committee

Marijuana decriminalization is one step closer to passage in New Hampshire after lawmakers worked out a compromise that police chiefs can stomach
Updated one month ago
Merck tops Street 1Q forecasts on cost cuts, new drug sales

Merck tops Street 1Q forecasts on cost cuts, new drug sales

Strict cost-controls, along with surging sales of its two newest medicines and a rare strong performance across its entire vaccine portfolio, lifted Merck & Co.'s first-quarter results above Wall Street expectations
Updated one month ago
The Latest: Trump to speak with Putin by phone Tuesday

The Latest: Trump to speak with Putin by phone Tuesday

President Donald Trump wants legislative wins and is poised for one or two. But his recent comments on one bill raise questions about how closely he follows the details.
Updated one month ago

In a New Hampshire library, clues to a city's virulent 1798

Jessica Ross believes she might have unraveled important clues to the mysterious deaths of three Portsmouth children within four days in 1798
Updated one month ago
Nevada coalition seeks unprecedented insulin refund law

Nevada coalition seeks unprecedented insulin refund law

Opponents of rising prescription drug prices are trying to establish Nevada law forcing drugmakers to give diabetics or insurance companies refunds when insulin price rise above inflation
Updated one month ago

Arizona children's vaccination exemptions increase in 2016

Arizona Department of Health Services officials say the number of students exempt from receiving vaccines rose across all age categories in 2016
Updated one month ago
White House promotes latest health care bill

White House promotes latest health care bill

White House promotes new health care proposal, White House aide says the new bill appears to have enough votes to pass
Updated one month ago

EXCHANGE: A friend needed a kidney and he responded

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: When a friend needed a kidney, he knew he had to help
Updated one month ago