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Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and they were right.


The Latest: Senators announce plan for insurance markets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local):


A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies. The president, at first, spoke approvingly of the deal, but as conservatives rebelled, the White House insisted Trump actually opposed the plan as a bailout of insurance companies.


A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies. The president, at first, spoke approvingly of the deal, but as conservatives rebelled, the White House insisted Trump actually opposed the plan as a bailout of insurance companies.


Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday that vacated a $72 million award to an Alabama woman who claimed her use of Johnson & Johnson products that contained talcum contributed to her ovarian cancer has thrown the fate of awards in similar cases into doubt.


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The Latest: Trump supports health insurers' payment deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local):


The Latest: Appeals court tosses award in talcum powder case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri appeals court ruling that vacated a $72 million award in an Alabama's woman's lawsuit that claimed talcum powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to her cancer. (all times local):


The Latest: Appeals court tosses award in talcum powder case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri appeals court ruling that vacated a $72 million award in an Alabama's woman's lawsuit that claimed talcum powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to her cancer. (all times local):


Key Republican senator says he and Democratic lawmaker have reached deal on health care subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Republican senator says he and Democratic lawmaker have reached deal on health care subsidies.


Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit.


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Appeals court tosses $72 million verdict in lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to cancer

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Appeals court tosses $72 million verdict in lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to cancer.


Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years.


Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells.


Correction: Pain Gap story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 12 about the worldwide gap in pain relief medication, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a Stanford University psychiatry professor. His name is Keith Humphreys, not Humpreys.


In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest cities

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — As plague cases rose last week in Madagascar's capital, many city dwellers panicked. They waited in long lines for antibiotics at pharmacies and reached through bus windows to buy masks from street vendors. Schools have been canceled, and public gatherings are banned.


Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

President Donald Trump pressured Republicans Monday to approve the Senate's wheezing health care bill, saying a showdown vote planned for this week is their "last chance to do the right thing" and erase the Obama law...


Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine called his move to halt the subsidies an immediate threat to millions of Americans who could now face rising premiums and lost health care coverage.


Doctor's research could buy time for snake bite victims

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A researcher at the University of Arizona is experimenting with a new therapy to help treat rattlesnake bites.


Doctor's research could buy time for snake bite victims

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A researcher at the University of Arizona is experimenting with a new therapy to help treat rattlesnake bites.


Arizona switch to deaths database creates backup of bodies

PHOENIX (AP) — Funeral directors, physicians and government officials are struggling to implement Arizona's new online system to register deaths and generate death certificates, creating a backlog of bodies at funeral homes that prompted one health official to warn that the county could be forced to use refrigerated-truck storage.


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