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AP Health Issues

Doctor fights charges he misled patients about marijuana

Suburban Chicago doctor fights charges he misled patients about medical marijuana
Updated: 5 hours ago
Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

FDA approves Amgen's Repatha, 2nd in new class of breakthrough cholesterol drugs
Updated: 9 hours ago

Central Arkansas veteran hospitals decrease some wait times

Central Arkansas veterans see decrease in both some hospital wait times, backlog of benefits
Updated: 12 hours ago

Michigan rejects medical marijuana for severe autism

Head of Michigan agency rejects medical marijuana for kids with severe autism
Published: 08/27/15
Health official: States should post local vaccination info

Health official: States should post local vaccination info

Health official: More states should post local info on vaccination and exemption rates
Published: 08/27/15

FDA lays out proposal for naming lower-cost biotech drugs

Lower-cost biotech drugs would bear code to distinguish them from original drugs
Published: 08/27/15

Indiana health officials launch nonprofit foundation

Indiana health officials launch group created by Legislature to fund state health campaigns
Published: 08/27/15

Nearly 200 patients qualify for medical marijuana registry

Nearly 200 patients so far qualify for Georgia's new medical marijuana registry
Published: 08/27/15

Hagerstown medical marijuana-growing facility proposed

Newly formed medical marijuana company proposes indoor-growing facility in Hagerstown
Published: 08/27/15

Man sentenced to prison for marijuana growing operation

Western Massachusetts man sentenced to prison for growing marijuana he says were for patients
Published: 08/27/15