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Republican strategy on healthcare bill in flux ahead of vote 3:32pm EDT

WASHINGTON Republican Senate leaders aim to hold a procedural vote as early as Tuesday to take up legislation to repeal or replace Obamacare, but it remained unclear which version of the bill senators would vote on. | Video

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U.S. CDC says salmonella outbreak linked to papayas sickens 47

An outbreak of salmonella food poisoning linked to a type of papaya has sickened 47 people from 12 states, including one person in New York City who died and 12 who were hospitalized, U.S. health officials said on Friday.

Jul 21 2017
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UK's Boots 'truly sorry' over morning-after pill campaign response

LONDON British pharmacy chain Boots has apologized for its response to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of one of its morning-after pills and said it was looking for cheaper alternatives.

Jul 22 2017
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Bayer says asbestos-related tumor treatment misses key goal

FRANKFURT Germany's Bayer said on Friday a cancer treatment for patients with a type of tumor often caused by asbestos had failed to meet its main goal in a clinical trial.

Jul 21 2017
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EU medicines agency recommends approval of Novartis leukaemia drug Rydapt

ZURICH A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel recommended on Friday approval of a new Novartis drug to be used against a tough-to-cure form of blood cancer as the Swiss drugmaker makes headway on refreshing its oncology portfolio.

Jul 21 2017

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