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AP Top Health News At 10:15 p.m. EDT

Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops are awash in red ink....

Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco....

Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths....





Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride - if any - to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April....

Only small increase in US girls getting cervical cancer shot
NEW YORK (AP) -- More U.S. girls are getting a controversial vaccine, but the increase last year was only slight....

Free checkups helping Special Olympics athletes stay healthy
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball....

Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine....

Brilinta? Brintellix? FDA warns of drug name mix-ups
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that some doctors and pharmacies are getting confused by the similar names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medicine....

Health care spending to accelerate, US report says
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down....

NYC health department investigates Legionnaire's outbreak
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in the South Bronx....