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Religious institution or not? Notre Dame's president, Fr. John Jenkins, is asking the government for a better definition. It all has to do with the federal healthcare overhaul, which requires colleges and universities to provide birth control for staff...
CHICAGO (AP) — The government recommends that by age 6, children should be vaccinated against 14 diseases, in at least two doses. But a national survey finds more than 1 in 10 parents reject that advice. They're refusing some shots for their...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials say they've confirmed a 16th case of measles in central Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health issued a news release Friday confirming the latest case in Hamilton County north of Indianapolis....
Tags: Mumps, Disease Prevention, Vaccines, Measles, Health
WASHINGTON (AP) — A report from Congressional investigators says tens of thousands of Medicare recipients received prescriptions from multiple doctors for 14 frequently abused medications in 2008. A Medicare recipient in Georgia got prescriptions...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Merck drug as the first combination pill for patients with diabetes who also have high cholesterol. Patients with both diabetes and high cholesterol are at increased risk for heart...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A pair of Michigan lawmakers plans to introduce bills that would allow collection and redistribution of prescription medication. The legislation detailed Monday would allow medical facilities to donate unused drugs for...
Tags: Laws, Chemical Industry, Pharmaceuticals
SOUTH BEND — A Mishawaka woman has been charged with 10 counts of prescription fraud for allegedly obtaining drugs illegally while working at a local doctor’s office. Shannon Wiebold, 31, allegedly called in prescriptions for the painkiller...
Tags: Corporate Crime, Fraud, Crimes, Prosecution, Vicodin (drug)
SELLERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A 71-year-old pilot from Alaska has been charged with flying into a southern Indiana airport with 200 pounds of marijuana stashed inside the plane. Clark County prosecutors on Thursday charged Allen Richter of Ketchikan,...
Tags: Health, Prosecution, Justice System, Lawyers
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A study finds that offering people free medicines after a heart attack can help cut the chances they will suffer another one. It also saves them about $500 for health care over the next year without raising costs for insurers....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health scientists say Pfizer's best-selling vaccine Prevnar is at least as effective as a competing vaccine from Merck at helping prevent potentially deadly infections in adults Prevnar 13 is designed to reduce the risk of...
LONDON (AP) — A global vaccines group says it is working to buy shots to protect up to 2 million women and young girls in poor countries from cervical cancer. After a meeting in Bangladesh this week, the GAVI alliance said women and young girls...
Tags: Cancer, Chemical Industry, UNICEF, Vaccines, Charity
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials are urging people in northeastern Indiana to make sure their immunizations are up to date following a measles outbreak in the region. The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that 13 case of...
Tags: Vaccines, Measles, Health, Indiana, Preventative Medicine
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