Tag: health

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Sackler money complicates donation policies for museums

Sackler money complicates donation policies for museums

Ask the CEO and president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art whether he's accepting money from the Sacklers, the billionaire dynasty notorious for [...]
South Korea confirms 2nd case of African swine fever

South Korea confirms 2nd case of African swine fever

South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever near its border with North Korea, raising concerns that the outbreak could spread [...]
Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

A new report shows that the number and rate of abortions across the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nat [...]

Report of ant infestation pushes VA to make changes

An official has been put on leave and others reassigned following a report of a cancer patient bitten more than 100 times by ants at a U.S. Depar [...]

Health officials approve emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York, citing safety concerns

Health officials approve emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York, citing safety concerns [...]
Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mys [...]
Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

A judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of more t [...]

Pork slaughter rules give companies more food safety tasks

The federal government finalized a new rule for most U.S. pork processing plants Tuesday that allows meatpackers to remove limits on the speed of [...]

Correction: Measles Outbreak story

In a story Sept. 16 about measles, The Associated Press reported erroneously how long it had been since the Centers for Disease Control and Preve [...]
'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales

The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling [...]
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