Medication

Washington state, Seattle sue opioid manufacturers

Sep 28, 2017

Washington state's attorney general and the city attorney for Seattle are filing lawsuits against the makers of opioids seeking to recoup costs incurred by government when the drugs are abused.

Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

Sep 25, 2017

U.S. researchers want to study 1 million people to learn how genes, environments and lifestyles interact, so they can better tailor health care

Kentucky judge dismisses challenge of medical marijuana ban

Sep 20, 2017

A Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on marijuana for medical purposes

The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

Sep 20, 2017

Gene tests may help gauge who will benefit from cancer immune system treatments

FDA OKs Glaxo's inhaler, first one to combine 3 medicines

Sep 19, 2017

The FDA approves the first inhaler that combines three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis

Christie: Drugmakers to work on nonaddictive pain medication

Sep 18, 2017

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says pharmaceutical companies have agreed to work on nonaddictive pain medications and additional treatments to deal with opioid addiction

Study shows hormone pills don't shorten older women's lives

Sep 12, 2017

The longest follow-up study yet on menopausal hormone pills suggests they don't shorten older women's lives

Gone to Pot: Former Raider sells weed in Las Vegas

Sep 11, 2017

Former Raider and Super Bowl winner thinks his marijuana business can help players and retirees deal with chronic pain better than opioids

Danish drugmaker reaches settlement with US authorities

Sep 6, 2017

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk says it has reached a $46.5 million settlement with U.S. authorities over allegations that it hadn't properly communicated safety information when marketing a medicine to treat type 2 diabetes

Medicaid fueling opioid epidemic? New theory is challenged

Aug 31, 2017

Experts are challenging a new theory among conservatives that former President Barack Obama's Medicaid expansion is fueling overdose deaths

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