NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research... Full Story
Judge rejects doctors' lawsuit against Quackwatch website
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit brought by two pioneers in the anti-aging movement who said an online article about them suggests they're quacks has been tossed out by a judge.
Study finds most teens vaping fruity flavors, not nicotine
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens aren't vaping nicotine at all but using sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate cake and bubble gum.
Sarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike
NEW YORK (AP) — Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment.
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price
The maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but didn't budge Thursday on the $608 price.
UN agency: No confirmed Zika cases linked to Rio Olympics
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics.
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday.
The Latest: Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug toll
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Ohio's new record drug overdose death toll (all times local):
In Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donors
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor.
Mylan, in crosshairs for spiking cost of EpiPen, says it will expand savings program to cover up to $300, of out of pocket costs
NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan, in crosshairs for spiking cost of EpiPen, says it will expand savings program to cover up to $300, of out of pocket costs.
New case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county
LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a second person in Palm Beach County, Florida, has contracted the Zika virus through a local mosquito.
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