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Drowning was the most common cause of death associated with the Oct. 29 Superstorm Sandy, according to a new report out Thursday from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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A federal panel of medical experts said that an experimental insomnia drug from Merck & Co.
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Johnson & Johnson says it plans to submit more than 10 new treatments to regulators for approval and 25 applications for additional uses of approved drugs by 2017.
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A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is showing a big drop in teen birth rates that some experts say is startling.
Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. plans to try to sell its controlling stake in its former animal health business, Zoetis Inc., through a voluntary stock exchange with Pfizer shareholders.
Pesticide makers have taken to framing themselves as stewards of the bees as backlash over their products' links to mass bee deaths grows.
Once perceived as harmless, phthalates have come under increasing scrutiny. A growing collection of evidence suggests dietary exposure to phthalates may cause significant metabolic and hormonal abnormalities, especially during early development.
GlaxoSmithKline PLC says it's starting an unusual collaboration with the U.S. government to develop several antibiotics for both bioterrorism threats and bacterial infections resistant to current medicines.
A new wave of medicines that tap the power of the immune system to fight cancer could become the biggest drug class in history, with potential sales of $35 billion a year.
Faced with manufacturing quality questions that caused the FDA to reject its potential Parkinson's disease treatment, Impax Laboratories has hired a committee of specialists to oversee quality improvements at its California facility.
Apple's ability to shelter billions of dollars of income from tax has depended on an unusual loophole in the Irish tax code that helps the country compete with other countries for investment and jobs.
The Partnership At Drugfree.org describes caffeine as a psychoactive stimulant on their website , citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and the National Institute on Drug Abuse as sources of information on the matter.
The overall health of Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising, a new government report shows.
About 13,000 union workers at five University of California medical centers, including the one in San Diego, began a two-day strike Tuesday.
Amarin had been trading bullish on the heels of their quarterly conference call two weeks ago where they reported a continued increase in Vascepa sales and $2.3 million in recognized Vascepa revenues.
Stop Animal Exploitation Now says a fine issued by the USDA against Mattawan-based MPI Research is not enough to force the company to change what SAEN considers improper animal-handling. MATTAWAN, MI - Scientific testing company MPI Research was fined $6,911 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday for violations of the U.S. Animal Welfare ... (more)