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57 min ago | The Telegraph
Ranbaxy recalled tablets of atorvastatin calcium, the generic version of Pfizer's cholesterol fighter Lipitor, after a pharmacist found a 20-milligram tablet in a sealed bottle marked for 10-milligram tablets, the US Food and Drug Administration said on its website.
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5 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
The Obama administration said on Friday Verizon Communications Inc's Terremark unit will remain under contract as host of the federal website HealthCare.gov to better ensure a smooth end to Obamacare's open enrollment period on March 31. Terremark's contract with the Department of Health and Human Services was due to expire on March 30, the day ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
T he Food and Drug Administration has asked Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA to assess potential neurocognitive side effects of their experimental cholesterol drug, Sanofi said in its annual report on Friday.
13 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk
The Local Government Association , which represents almost 400 councils in England and Wales, said firms are exploiting the "haziness" around the marketing of e-cigarettes and warned they could become a "gateway" to children smoking normal cigarettes.
CNN and Turner Broadcasting System founder Ted Turner was admitted to a hospital while traveling in South America, his spokesman said Friday.
As Americans age, and living well into the 90s or even past 100 is increasingly common, the nation is facing a crisis in caring for the elderly.
In this Thursday, March 6, 2014, photo Jessica Palys, an enrollment counselor with Campaign for Better Health Care in Chicago, works with a new free online tool developed by a nonprofit group that uses actuarial data to estimate total annual costs for each health plan tailored to a consumer's profile.
Students living on college campuses could be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis under legislation endorsed by a Missouri Senate committee.
Lottery officials announced the new MS Project game on Thursday. They say the tickets cost $2 and have cash instant prizes ranging from $2 to $20,000.
A new study said that middle-aged people who indulge in a diet heavy in meat and cheese are more likely to die from cancer.
The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 400-mile stretch between Houston and the Louisiana border, posing a tall obstacle to women seeking to end pregnancies across a wide swath of the nation's second-largest state.
The Oklahoma Department of Health says two more people have died from the flu during the past week, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.
The medical center said in a news release Wednesday that it will use an $800,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to fund new programming at the new center.
This Feb. 13, 2014 file photo shows U.S. Rep Greg Walden, R-Ore., announcing a request form U.S. House Republicans for the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate how $304 million in federal grants was spent on the troubled Cover Oregon online enrollment system for the federal health insurance overhaul.
The House on Wednesday backed a one-year delay in the penalty that individuals would have to pay for failing to sign up for health insurance, the 50th time Republicans have forced a vote to repeal, gut or change the law championed by President Barack Obama.
The Department of Health and Human Services will allow people to buy insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act for another year, if their states' insurance regulators allow them to renew their policies this year, White House officials announced Wednesday.