Category Archives: Respiratory

Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute

The Associated PressIn this Feb. 8, 2018, photo, Blayne Wittig, executive director of Options for Women of California, left, a center in Concord, Calif., Debbie

FDA begins push to cut addictive nicotine in cigarettes

The Associated PressFILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, test cigarettes sit in a smoking machine in a lab at the Centers for Disease Contro

Veterans chief Shulkin says he has no intention of quitting

The Associated PressFrom left, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Pe

Renowned pediatrician Dr. T. Berry Brazelton dies at age 99

The Associated PressFILE – In this Nov. 6, 2006 file photo, pediatrician Dr. T. Berry Brazelton smiles following an interview at the University Club in Ch

How to find hidden cancers? Doctors try glowing dyes

The Associated PressDr. Sunil Singhal, second from right, directs a special camera to view a tumor in his patient made visible with a fluorescent dye, seen at m

House rejects GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs

The Associated PressFILE – In this March 6, 2018, file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pauses as he speakers to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washi

2 fertility clinics respond to egg, embryo storage failures

The Associated PressThis undated photo shows Amber and Elliott Ash holding son, Ethan. The Ash’s have filed a class action lawsuit against University Hosp

Trump promising consumers digital-age health care approach

The Associated PressFILE – In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks at the National Governor

Barbershop study trimmed black men’s hair and blood pressure

The Associated PressIn this Sunday, March 11, 2018, photo, Barber Eric Muhammad, owner of A New You Barbershop, left, jokes with regular customer Marc M. Sims b

Rumors, mistrust hinder Brazil yellow fever vaccine campaign

The Associated PressIn this March 3, 2018 photo, residents stand in line to receive a free vaccine against yellow fever on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil. T

Fate hazy for GOP bill helping dying patients try new drugs

The Associated PressFILE – In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., listens as Sen. Bob Menendez, left, speaks about flood insurance

Trump uses page from ‘smart policymaking 101’ on health care

The Associated PressFILE – In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks at the National Governor

‘Pharma Bro’ gets 7 years in prison in securities fraud case

The Associated PressFILE – In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli speaks during an interview by Maria Bartiromo during

Caring for ‘chosen family’ gains ground in sick-leave laws

The Associated PressIn this March 2, 2018 photo, Yee Won Chong, far right, poses with his "chosen family" in their home in Portland, Ore. When Chong w

Study: Cholesterol drug lowers risk of death, heart attack

The Associated PressThis undated product image provided by Sanofi shows Praluent 75 mg, a drug sold by Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. It’s one of a

Insurers get into care, but is it good for your health?

The Associated PressFILE- In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, the CVS Health logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Insure

The Latest: Attorney says ‘Pharma Bro’ OK after sentence

The Associated PressFILE – In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli speaks during an interview by Maria Bartiromo during

Sick Venezuelans flee to Colombia in mounting refugee crisis

The Associated PressIn this Feb. 22, 2018 photo, Venezuelan Grecia Sabala cries as she talks about her medical condition, after going through the border checkpo

Mississippi close to having most-restrictive abortion law

The Associated PressFILE – In this June 30, 2015, file photo, razor grass and pro-choice signs limit the view of patients entering the Jackson Women’

Health insurer Cigna buying Express Scripts for $52 billion – ABC News

The Associated PressFILE – In this July 25, 2017, file photo, Express Scripts prescription medication bottles are arranged for a photo in Surfside, Fla. H