Health

Vice President Mike Pence applauds as President Donald Trump arrives in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to speak to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2017 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump says he'd be open to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, under the right circumstances. Trump tells Bloomberg News in an interview Monday, "If it would be appropriate for me to meet...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new nutrition standards for school lunches (all times local): 1 p.m. Schools won't have to cut the salt in kids' meals just yet. And they can skip the whole grains and replace the non-fat milk with 1 percent. That's the word from the Trump administration on Monday...
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In this April 18, 2017, photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. Casino owners and their employees’ unions are attempting to rein in soaring prescription drug prices in an attempt to control their own medical insurance costs. They and Democratic lawmakers backing the bill also hope it would cap what diabetics pay out of their own pockets for insulin. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 01, 2017 - 12:53 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ready to roll back some nutrition standards for federally subsidized school meals, reversing elements of first lady Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative. In his first major act in the Cabinet, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is planning an...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday, April 29, 2017, on the 100th day of his presidency. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 01, 2017 - 10:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is promoting a new health care proposal that the president insists will lower premiums and guarantee people with pre-existing conditions will get insurance coverage, even though some medical groups said they aren't so sure. Gary Cohn, chairman of Trump's economic...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 01, 2017 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a revamped health care overhaul effort after failing to advance legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in his first three months in office. Trump tweeted Sunday that a "new healthcare plan is on its way," promising lower...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 01, 2017 - 5:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:40 a.m. President Donald Trump's campaign organization is launching a $1.5 million run of TV ads touting his accomplishments in his first 100 days. The ads buy, announced Monday, is paid for by Donald J. Trump for President...
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In this April 18, 2017, photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. Casino owners and their employees’ unions are attempting to rein in soaring prescription drug prices in an attempt to control their own medical insurance costs. They and Democratic lawmakers backing the bill also hope it would cap what diabetics pay out of their own pockets for insulin. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 01, 2017 - 5:35 am
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 01, 2017 - 3:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a revamped health care overhaul effort after failing to advance legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in his first three months in office. Trump tweeted Sunday that a "new healthcare plan is on its way," promising lower...
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April 30, 2017 - 4:21 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah pharmacists will start putting red stickers on bottles of opioids that warn patients about the risk of overdose and addiction as part of a new awareness campaign to combat painkiller abuses and deaths. The Utah Department of Health's monthlong campaign kicks off Monday...
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