Health

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

Hard to believe: Some consumers find free health insurance

Nov 20, 2017

A quirk in health law subsidies makes no-premium plans more widely available for 2018

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

Nov 20, 2017

The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, slightly over half a trillion dollars.