NEW YORK (AP) - Dialysis service provider DaVita Inc. will pay $55 million to settle a lawsuit related to overuse of an anemia medication.
The lawsuit was filed in 2002 and is based on a whistleblower's claim that DaVita overused Epogen, an anemia drug made
By The Associated Press
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Los Angeles Times on Syria and the Russia connection:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting a
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho's crime rate has remained largely stable over the past two years, according to a report from the Idaho State Police, but the number of reported hate crimes and assaults on law enforcement officers climbed in 2011. Idaho State Police collects the
MSNBC.COM - Federal health officials have approved the first at-home test to detect HIV antibodies, a move aimed at identifying and treating the estimated 20 percent of infected people in the U.S. who don't know they have the virus that causes AIDS.
Food and Drug Administration officials
By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If you have military-age children who have not served in this decade's wars, then you owe a debt - meaning money - to those who did. That's the premise of a new fundraising effort by three wealthy American families who
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A man accused in an alleged scheme to buy and train racehorses to benefit the Zetas drug cartel was ordered detained Tuesday in Texas after a judge suggested he might flee to Mexico if released.
Jose Trevino Morales, the brother of two
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two suspected drug couriers have agreed to plead guilty in a case that involved former Transportation Security Administration screeners who were bribed to smuggle marijuana onto planes leaving Los Angeles International Airport, federal prosecutors said Tuesday
By Sadie Gennis,
Even two months later, Matthew Fox still looks a little stunned by his DUI arrest.According to TMZ, the camera at Deschutes County Jail in Bend, Ore., was broken at the time of Fox's booking on May 4, forcing the Lost alum to return last Friday to pose for the mug shot.Matthew
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans will soon be able to test themselves in the privacy of their own homes for the virus that causes AIDS, now that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first rapid, over-the-counter HIV test
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
ATLANTA (AP) - Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers have been surging at an alarming rate in the U.S., but here's a sliver of good news: The number blamed on methadone appears to have peaked.
Still, methadone accounts