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An Arizona woman said a pharmacist denied the prescription in April. The pharmacist is no longer employed by the company, a CVS spokesman said.
A French research team says it has stumbled on the Japanese disaster’s signature in California wine, but the radioactive levels are too low to be dangerous.
Thousands of women have sued the company, claiming that the device has caused severe harm, including perforation of the uterus, hemorrhaging and death.
New research showed the recipients of an emailed expression of gratitude felt much more “ecstatic” than writers expected.
By banning meat and forbidding employees from expensing a hamburger, WeWork is trying to save the planet and raise the consciousness of its work force.
Medicare Advantage plans will be allowed to cover adult day care, home modifications and other new benefits. But they may not be available to all enrollees every year.
The drugs singled out for discounts include the flagging hepatitis C treatment Zepatier and six drugs that have lost their patent protection.
A New Zealand firm reduced its workweek to 32 hours over four days, and found that workers were more productive during their time at work.
Medical professionals and health care industry workers describe the hardships involved in trying to provide care in rural areas.
Many famous studies of human behavior cannot be reproduced. Even so, they revealed aspects of our inner lives that feel true.
Three-quarters of parents underestimated the total amount of sugar in common foods like juice, yogurt and pizza.
The move comes as drug companies scramble to show they are responding to criticism about their rising prices, including from President Trump.
Death rates from both diseases have risen sharply, particularly among young adults over the last decade. A possible villain: the Great Recession.
New York City just admitted to discriminating against nurses by denying them early retirement benefits enjoyed by plumbers and exterminators.
Men tend to get heart failure more often than women do, but women are more likely to die from the disease.
A longtime leader of the National Cancer Institute, he was known for his willingness to help anyone with a cancer diagnosis seeking advice or a referral.
The answer could depend on how we feel about stretching and what kind of exercise — and stretching — we intend to do.
A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, “is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color,” one of its developers said.
Articles about the test, known as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, or MoCA, listed some of its questions, potentially influencing future patients.
The F.D.A. announced that batches of a widely used generic drug, valsartan, made in China, might be tainted with a probable cancer-causing ingredient.
Suddenly at midlife, the gut instinct I had long relied on to make important life decisions left me. Here’s how I learned to get it back.
Legal pot was a central campaign promise for Gov. Philip D. Murphy, and dispensaries are getting ready. But the Legislature is taking its time.
Many medical experts said that relapse is part of recovery and a symptom of disease, and shouldn’t be punished with jail. A court disagreed.
Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries.
Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun.
Updated guidelines can help women decide when to have bone density screening but may discourage men.
Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been devastating.