Health

APNewsBreak: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophilia

Nov 21, 2017

A tiny pharmaceutical company is trying to bring back the arthritis pill Vioxx but for patients with a bleeding disorder

Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

Nov 21, 2017

Coming out as trans was just the start of the journey for Florida teen and his family

Health nominee reaped big earnings from drug industry tenure

Nov 20, 2017

Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive

Opioid crisis cost $504B in 2015, higher than once thought

Nov 20, 2017

White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, more than six times the most recent estimate.

The Latest: Paris picked as future home of EU banking agency

Nov 20, 2017

Paris has been picked to succeed London as host city of the European Banking Authority once Britain leaves the European Union

Amsterdam has been picked to host the European Medicines Agency after Britain leaves European Union.

Nov 20, 2017

Amsterdam has been picked to host the European Medicines Agency after Britain leaves European Union.

Maine boy with cancer dies after wish for early Christmas

Nov 20, 2017

A 9-year-old Maine boy who was dying from cancer has died after his wish for a final Christmas celebration was fulfilled

Bill to make medical marijuana available in Malta proposed

Nov 20, 2017

Malta's government has proposed allowing all doctors in the country to prescribe medical marijuana

Opioids haunt users' recovery: 'It never really leaves you'

Nov 20, 2017

In the worst opioid epidemic in U.S. history, addiction recovery may be toughest for pain patients who must find safer ways to manage their conditions

Trans teen's war with his body started when he was just 10

Nov 20, 2017

For Florida transgender teen, the war with his body started when he was just 10