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LATEST NEWS:   Sanders urges Californians to approve drug price ballot measure - (Reuters) - Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, in an opinion editorial published in the Los Angeles Times, on Friday urged Californians to approve a November ballot measure aimed at reining in pharmaceutical prices.
LATEST NEWS:   Polio vaccine makers failing to make enough doses: WHO experts - GENEVA (Reuters) - Two companies making vaccines to help the world eradicate polio are failing to produce enough, so many countries should prepare to give lower doses to make stocks last, a group of experts has advised the World Health Organization.
LATEST NEWS:   Rehab after heart attack tied to longer, not healthier life - (Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programs may survive longer, but feel no healthier, than they would without this follow-up care, a U.S. study suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Type 1 diabetes often comes with other autoimmune diseases - (Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes often develop other autoimmune disorders, such as thyroid and gastrointestinal diseases, and a recent study yields new information about this link.
LATEST NEWS:   Cigna ends preauthorization requirement to treat opioid addiction - (Reuters) - Health insurer Cigna Corp has discontinued its policy of requiring doctors to seek authorization before treating opioid addicts, as part of a fight against an epidemic of opioid abuse, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Friday.
LATEST NEWS:   Secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of stroke - Reuters - The increased risk of stroke that comes with smoking may extend to nonsmokers who live in the same household and breathe in secondhand smoke, a U.S. study suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Climate change is shifting areas of skin disease concern - Reuters - Climate change is bringing certain skin diseases and other illnesses to regions where they were rarely seen before, according to a recent research review.
LATEST NEWS:   Docs lay out media recommendations for kids, teens - (Reuters Health) - The quantity and quality of media children and teens consume should change with their age, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
LATEST NEWS:   Indian doctor accused of crimes becomes president of World Medical Association - NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The World Medical Association (WMA), the top medical-ethics body, on Friday installed an Indian doctor facing corruption charges as its president, despite controversy surrounding his appointment while legal cases are pending.
LATEST NEWS:   Merck's Keytruda succeeds in key bladder cancer trial - (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said its immunotherapy, Keytruda, helped previously treated patients with advanced bladder cancer live longer in a late-stage study, prompting an independent monitoring panel to recommend stopping the trial early.