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U.S. high court skeptical toward California law on anti-abortion centers Mar 20 2018

WASHINGTON A California law that requires Christian-based facilities that steer pregnant women away from abortion to post notices about the availability of state-subsidized abortions ran into trouble at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, with justices on the right and left indicating it may violate free speech rights. | Video

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Doctors endorse counseling of some kids, young adults to prevent skin cancer

(Reuters Health) - Fair-skinned children and young adults should get counseling on how to avoid sunburns that can lead to skin cancer, according to new guidelines from U.S. physicians.

Mar 20 2018

Seattle Genetics' Hodgkin's lymphoma drug wins U.S. approval

U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved Seattle Genetics Inc's Adcetris as part of a chemotherapy cocktail to treat advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma in newly diagnosed patients, making it the first new treatment in over 40 years.

Mar 20 2018

Roche's Tecentriq notches third cancer cocktail trial win

ZURICH Roche's immunotherapy Tecentriq on Tuesday racked up a third trial win in combination with other cancer drugs, a boost for the Swiss drugmaker as it seeks to muscle in on space dominated by Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Mar 20 2018

As U.S. opioid crisis grows, Trump calls for death penalty for dealers

MANCHESTER, N.H. President Donald Trump spelled out in new detail several steps he favors to fight a U.S. epidemic of opioid abuse, including the execution of drug dealers, a proposal that has gained little support from drug abuse and judicial experts. | Video

U.S., Politics, Election 2016, Mar 19 2018