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How EpiPen's maker raised prices, and hackles, so much

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Sky-high price hikes for EpiPen, the injected emergency medicine for severe allergic reactions to foods and bug bites, have made its maker the latest target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices....

Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults

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CHICAGO (AP) -- There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence....

States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas and four other Republican-led states filed another lawsuit Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration's efforts to strengthen transgender rights, saying new federal nondiscrimination health rules could force doctors to act contrary to their medical judgment or religious beliefs....





Boy with double-hand transplant's next goal: Play football
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football....

Lawmakers demand information on EpiPen price increase
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Members of Congress are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed....

Romanian health official detained on suspicion of bribery
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Anti-corruption prosecutors have detained a senior Romanian health official on suspicion of paying bribes and influence peddling....

Pfizer spends $14B on Medivation in cancer fight
Pfizer will pay about $14 billion to buy cancer drug developer Medivation in a cash deal aimed at fortifying its hold in one of the hottest and most lucrative areas of medicine....

Clinton: Trump health allegations a 'wacky strategy'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is pushing back against charges that she's physically unfit for the White House....

Medical board asked to drop anti-abortion boss as president
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Groups representing doctors, consumers and women have asked the state medical board to remove the president of Ohio Right to Life as the board's leader because they say he can't be impartial in abortion-related cases....

Repeal or retain? Election opens final act for 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Election Day 2016 will raise the curtain on the final act in the nation's long-running political drama over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul....