- Montrose clinic receives $1 million in federal funding Updated: May-06-16 1:18 pm
MONTROSE, Colorado - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has pledged $1 million to help fund a new health center in Montrose.
- Central Prison hospital being investigated by state Updated: May-06-16 12:45 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Prison officials in North Carolina say an outside agency is investigating the Central Prison in Raleigh.
- TOPS the priority as House lawmakers work on the budget Updated: May-06-16 10:41 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - As House lawmakers work to craft their version of next year's budget, House leaders say the main focus is on protecting the state's TOPS free college tuition program from cuts.
- 6 Maine health centers to get more than $4M from feds Updated: May-06-16 12:35 am
CARIBOU, Maine - The federal Department of Health and Human Services says it will give more than $4 million to six health centers in Maine for renovation and construction projects.
- Endo reports 1st-quarter loss, trims full-year guidance Updated: May-05-16 6:54 pm
DUBLIN - Shares of Endo International PLC plunged in extended trading Thursday after the drugmaker slashed its full-year outlook because of increasing competition and regulatory delays.
- Medivation: No to Sanofi's renewed press to take $9.3B offer Updated: May-05-16 4:56 pm
Medivation again rejected Sanofi's bid to acquire the biologic drugmaker for $9.3 billion, saying Thursday that it "substantially undervalues" Medivation and its prospects.
- Indian Health Service looks to expand telehealth care Updated: May-05-16 4:12 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The Indian Health Service is looking to expand telehealth care across the Great Plains in the wake of federal inspections that uncovered serious quality-of care-deficiencies at some of its facilities.
- 3 died in hospital outbreak possibly caused by scopes Updated: May-05-16 2:01 pm
PASADENA, California - At least three patients died last year at a Southern California hospital in a bacterial outbreak suspected to have been caused by tainted medical scopes, according to a newspaper report Thursday.
- Merck beats 1Q profit views with tight cost controls Updated: May-05-16 1:25 pm
Merck posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter income, beating Wall Street expectations, as reduced spending on marketing, administration and research easily offset lower medicine sales outside the U.S.
- Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story Updated: May-05-16 1:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - In a story May 4 about a campaign to legalize marijuana in California, The Associated Press misspelled the surname of the state's lieutenant governor in one reference. He is Gavin Newsom, not Newson.
- $10M in funding going to 10 health centers in Michigan Updated: May-05-16 12:46 pm
FLINT, Michigan - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced $10 million in funding for 10 health centers in Michigan, including a system that serves Flint.
- Beijing tightens hospital oversight following man's death Updated: May-05-16 8:24 am
BEIJING - China's government health care regulator on Thursday ordered hospitals not to outsource medical services or promote false advertising amid a public outcry over the death of a young man who received expensive but ineffective treatments for a rare form of cancer.
- Alabama passes bill to close abortion clinics near schools Updated: May-05-16 12:51 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - At least one Alabama abortion clinic will be forced to move under a bill the state Legislature passed Wednesday.
- Family Health Services awarded $1 million for Rupert clinic Updated: May-04-16 10:35 pm
RUPERT, Idaho - A southcentral Idaho health services facility is receiving $1 million from the federal government to build a bigger clinic in Rupert.
- Oklahoma Medicaid agency ending Planned Parenthood contracts Updated: May-04-16 6:30 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma is ending its contracts with two Planned Parenthood organizations that provide health services to thousands of mostly low-income women and families, the head of the state's Medicaid agency said Wednesday.
- Elevator company contesting federal citation in worker death Updated: May-04-16 6:01 am
ONONDAGA, New York - Federal regulators have cited an elevator company after a worker died last year when he became pinned by an elevator at a central New York nursing home.
- Pfizer tops Street 1Q forecasts on higher sales, lower taxes Updated: May-03-16 1:23 pm
Pfizer easily beat Wall Street expectations as the biggest U.S. drugmaker's first-quarter net income jumped 27 percent due to higher sales, lower taxes and one-time gains. The company raised its 2016 financial forecasts, citing the strong quarter and an improved business outlook, sending shares up more than 3 percent.
- Caretaker guilty of sexual abuse gets 25 years in prison Updated: May-03-16 1:16 pm
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A former caretaker at a northern Idaho assisted living facility has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a 102-year-old woman.
- UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts Updated: May-03-16 1:14 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council responded to an upsurge in deadly attacks on hospitals and medical personnel, unanimously adopting a resolution Tuesday demanding that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick.
- North Carolina man bitten by cobra Updated: May-03-16 12:55 pm
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - An Orange County man is being treated in a Chapel Hill hospital after he was bitten by a cobra snake.
- Addiction recovery center planned for Parkersburg Updated: May-03-16 12:13 pm
PARKERSBURG, West Virginia - A West Virginia organization is planning to open an addiction recovery center in Parkersburg, its fourth in the state.
- CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecasts Updated: May-03-16 11:20 am
NEW YORK - Specialty drugs and retail expansions boosted CVS Health's first-quarter revenue by 18.9 percent, helping to offset higher costs and push results above Wall Street expectations.
- Tests show child with Elizabethkingia has different strain Updated: May-03-16 10:56 am
MILWAUKEE - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin says lab tests show that a child diagnosed with Elizabethkingia (ee-LIZ'-ah-beth-KING'-ee-ah) is not connected to the strain that has caused an outbreak of the bloodstream infection in Wisconsin.
- Doctor at jail temporarily barred from practicing medicine Updated: May-03-16 10:53 am
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - A doctor at a New Hampshire jail has been temporarily barred from practicing medicine at the facility following claims that he failed to provide inmates with adequate medical care.
- Biogen plans to spin off hemophilia business Updated: May-03-16 7:58 am
NEW YORK - Biotechnology company Biogen says it plans to spin off its hemophilia business into a separate, publicly traded company.