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Bellamy's Australia gets China nod for infant formula, shares soar

4 hours ago

Bellamy's Australia said on Wednesday that it had won approval to sell some of its infant formula in...

Formula | infant | nod | shares | China | Australia | Bellamy | soar |

Tencent-backed China online healthcare venture raises $250 million

6 hours ago

China's Tencent Trusted Doctor, a venture backed by tech giant Tencent Holdings, said it has raised...

venture | backed | Tencent | Online | China | healthcare | raises | $250 |

AbbVie's Skyrizi drug to treat psoriasis wins U.S. approval

10 hours ago

AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its Skyrizi drug as a...

approval | wins | drug | Psoriasis | treat |

Legislature OKs bill limiting measles vaccine exemptions

10 hours ago

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Legislature has approved a measure to remove parents' ability...

Limiting | Measles | Bill | exemptions | legislature | vaccine | OKs |

Heart doctors recommend cardiac rehab for cancer patients

12 hours ago

(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients and survivors are often at high risk of heart disease, so heart a...

recommend | cardiac | patients | heart | cancer | doctors | rehab |

Drinking water might help kids limit soda

12 hours ago

(Reuters Health) - One in five U.S. children and young adults don't drink any water at all on a typi...

Soda | water | kids | Drinking | Limit |

Walgreens, Rite Aid to sell tobacco products to customers above 21 years

12 hours ago

Drugstore retailers Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corp said on Tuesday they would sell t...

rite | aid | customers | Walgreens | products | tobacco |

Omaha zoo asks for public's help naming newborn giraffe

12 hours ago

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha zoo is asking for the public's health in naming a giraffe born last wee...

giraffe | Omaha | Newborn | zoo | Public | Naming |

UN adopts weak resolution on sexual violence in conflict

14 hours ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council has approved a watered-down resolution on combattin...

violence | adopts | Sexual | Conflict | resolution | Weak |

Legislature passes measure to create long-term care program

14 hours ago

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Legislature has approved a proposal for a new employee-funded...

Program | passes | create | measure | legislature | term |

Stranger blesses woman with rare anonymous liver transplant

14 hours ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For the past four years, Breana Shaw was living on borrowed time. Suffering from e...

Anonymous | liver | Stranger | transplant |

AG reviews proposed minimum wage, medical pot initiatives

16 hours ago

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho attorney general's office has completed reviews of proposed minimum w...

Reviews | Initiatives | pot | AG | wage | Proposed | medical | minimum |

Pakistani policeman assigned to escort polio workers killed

16 hours ago

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani police say gunmen have killed a policeman assigned to escort po...

policeman | escort | killed | Assigned | workers | Polio | Pakistani |

Teva stops testing its migraine drug as cluster headache treatment

18 hours ago

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday it would stop developing its migraine drug, Ajovy...

stops | headache | Migraine | treatment | testing | cluster | drug | Teva |

In many states, pregnancy invalidates a woman's DNR

18 hours ago

(Reuters Health) - Most states have statutes that invalidate a woman's advance directive if she is p...

DNR | States | Pregnancy |

Walgreens to restrict tobacco product sales to customers under 21 years

18 hours ago

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Tuesday its drugstores will sell tobacco products to customers...

product | tobacco | customers | sales | restrict | Walgreens |

U.S. sues Rochester drug distributor over suspicious opioid orders

18 hours ago

The U.S. government on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit accusing Rochester Drug-Cooperative Inc, a larg...

Sues | Rochester | orders | suspicious | drug | opioid |

Officials contact 600 who may have been exposed to measles

18 hours ago

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - After confirming a case of measles in Tennessee, health officials say they...

Contact | exposed | Measles | officials |

Teva scraps cluster headache program

20 hours ago

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday it would stop developing its migraine drug, Ajovy...

Program | cluster | headache | scraps | Teva |

Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White

20 hours ago

In rare public comments on behalf of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, lawyer Mary Jo White sa...

settlement | Purdue | Jo | global | opioids | family | lawyer | Mary | Sackler | white |