The lawsuit was brought by a California woman, Eva Echeverria, who alleged Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn consumers about the potential cancer risks of talcum powder.
The nonpartisan number crunchers also estimated that cutting off payments that now reduce copays and deductibles for people of modest incomes would add $194 billion to federal deficits over a decade.
Jim Lucas of Seymour faces an uphill fight when he introduces a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Indiana; something Governor Eric Holcomb has previously stated he’s against.
Research found embryos can help fix themselves if scientists jump-start the process early enough, which suggests scientists might alter DNA to stop the spread of hereditary disease.
The TV series that showed a teen ending her life may have triggered a surge in online searches for suicide, including how to do it according to a new study.
Two major insurers had announced earlier this year that they would leave the exchange in 2018, leaving Ohioans in 20 counties without an option on the exchange. Paulding County could be added before late September.
The tax originally was to take effect July 1 but the Illinois Retail Merchants Association sued, arguing the tax is unconstitutional and too vague.
The vote was 49-51 with three Republican Senators voting no.
The approach holds great potential to avoid many genetic diseases, but has raised fears of “designer babies” if done for less lofty reasons, such as producing desirable traits.
The Indiana State Department of Health is urging people to protect themselves against pertussis, due to an increase in whooping cough cases across the state. Resources for checking your vaccination records are available.
Scientists have long been able to make specific changes in the DNA code. Now, they’re taking the more radical step of starting over, and building redesigned life forms from scratch.
The agreement settled a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court by a former Celgene saleswoman who said the New Jersey-based company submitted false claims to Medicare and health care programs in 28 states and Washington, D.C., which were all parties to the settlement.
The report doesn’t confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. Many donors or their families contributed because of the players’ repeated concussions and troubling symptoms before death.
Wyoming GOP Sen. John Barrasso says, “We still do have work to do to get to a vote of 50, but people are committed to continuing that work.”
The report in the British journal Lancet raises the prospect that these lifestyle changes just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases worldwide.
The report from Congress’ nonpartisan budget analyst says the measure would cause average premiums for people buying their own health insurance to double by 2026.
Two GOP senators — Utah’s Mike Lee and Jerry Moran of Kansas — sealed the measure’s doom late Monday when each announced they would vote “no” in an initial, critical vote that had been expected as soon as next week.
The Republican leader made the announcement in a statement that came a few hours after two Republican senators dealt a fatal blow to the replacement bill unveiled last Thursday.
It’s more than the occasional “um” or trouble recalling names that plagues many people as they age.
The retooled bill in the Senate includes a proposal from conservative Sen. Ted Cruz to allow insurers to sell plans with minimal coverage, as long as they also offer more complete coverage.