White House backs emerging deal on consumer health costs

White House backs emerging deal on consumer health costs

The White House is endorsing an emerging bipartisan agreement on a bill aimed at curbing consumer health care costs.

American Samoa to begin mass measles vaccination this week

American Samoa to begin mass measles vaccination this week

Health officials in the U.S. territory of American Samoa say they will begin mass measles vaccinations later this week.

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable insulin

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable insulin

A group of West Virginians have gone to Canada to find affordable insulin.

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Researchers say careless cellphone use can lead to facial cuts, bruises and fractures.

US report: Prescription drug prices down slightly last year

US report: Prescription drug prices down slightly last year

A government report says prices for prescription drugs edged down 1% last year, driven by declines for generics and slow growth for brand-name medications.

Once-a-month birth control pill? Experiment works in animals

Once-a-month birth control pill? Experiment works in animals

Birth control pills work great if women remember to take them every day but missing doses can mean a surprise pregnancy.

Experts split sharply over experimental Alzheimer’s drug

Experts split sharply over experimental Alzheimer’s drug

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why one study of it succeeded and another failed.

Pelosi sets Medicare showdown on drug costs and new benefits

Pelosi sets Medicare showdown on drug costs and new benefits

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a showdown vote next week on her bill empowering Medicare to negotiate prices for costly prescription drugs.

Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile

Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile

The vaccine alliance GAVI announced it would invest $178 million to create a global stockpile of about 500,000 Ebola vaccines, in a move health officials say could help prevent future outbreaks from spiraling out of control.

Vaping-related illness reported in Trumbull County

Liberty, Niles schools selling shirts to raise money for student battling kidney failure

Minnesota sues e-cigarette maker Juul over youth vaping rise

Akron Children's Hospital unveils new behavioral health center

MRIs of dense breasts find more cancer but also false alarms

Study: For babies born with HIV, start treatment right away

Top priority for Akron Children's is mental health, addressing child trauma

Flu season takes off quickly in Deep South states

Mercy Health Foundation named 'Partner of the Year' for crisis intervention

No more menthol cigarettes: New ban on tobacco, vape flavors

Mercy Health North Lima expands walk-in hours

UN: Measles cases spike in numerous outbreaks worldwide

More clues point to chemical compound in US vaping illnesses

Non-profit addiction recovery facility for men opens in Youngstown

CDC, FDA investigating E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Boardman surgical hospital wins national honors

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health impacts

Crew Racing and Rehab opens new location in Boardman

Second vaping-related illness reported in Mahoning County

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