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Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

WASHINGTON — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Peoria County gets $3.2 million to combat lead poisoning

Feds award Peoria County $3.2 million to reduce number of lead-poisoned children
Updated: 8 hours ago

$17.2 million awarded to 26 NY medical research institutions

$17.2 million awarded to 26 New York medical research institutions
Updated: 9 hours ago
Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversy

Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversy

Q&A: Questions, answers in the Planned Parenthood controversy over tissue from aborted fetuses
Updated: 10 hours ago

Doctor fights charges he misled patients about marijuana

Suburban Chicago doctor fights charges he misled patients about medical marijuana
Updated: 10 hours ago

About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time

About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time
Published: 08/28/15

Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

Alaska judge strikes down law further defining what constitutes medically necessary abortions
Published: 08/28/15
Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court

Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court

Appeals court to grills contact lens makers over minimum prices for contact lenses
Published: 08/27/15

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. – A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated 5-four separation procedure.
Published: 08/27/15

Central Arkansas veteran hospitals decrease some wait times

Central Arkansas veterans see decrease in both some hospital wait times, backlog of benefits
Published: 08/27/15