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FDA OKs 1st generic nasal spray of overdose reversal drug

By LINDA A. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer Apr 19, 2019 7:20 PM U.S. regulators have approved the first generic nasal spray version of Narcan, a...

Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo’s Ebola epicenter

By AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO and CARA ANNA Associated Press BENI, Congo — Apr 19, 2019 6:24 PM Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of...

Court: EPA has 90 days to justify use of dangerous pesticide

By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Apr 19, 2019 6:10 PM A federal appeals court has given the Environmental Protection Agency 90 days to...

Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK — Apr 19, 2019 3:30 PM Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be...

Brands roll with stoner ‘holiday’ as pot legalization grows

(The Associated Press) FILE - This March 22, 2019 file photo shows a bud on a marijuana plant at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary...

Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze

By The Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. — Apr 18, 2019 11:17 PM The drinking water in Paradise, California, where 85 people died last year in...

Investigation of illegal painkillers targets 30 in Tennessee

By ADRIAN SAINZ and TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Apr 18, 2019 8:26 PM Federal authorities have charged more than 30 medical professionals...

US awards $350M in research funds to fight opioid epidemic

By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON — Apr 18, 2019 7:26 PM U.S. health officials are giving 350 million to researchers in four states...

Washington set to be 1st state with long-term care benefit

By RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — Apr 18, 2019 4:46 PM Washington is poised to become the first state to establish an...

McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Apr 18, 2019 3:44 PM Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to...