LATEST NEWS: No vote on healthcare bill this week in U.S. House - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House leaders have decided against holding a vote on a reworked healthcare system overhaul this week after failing to find the necessary support, congressional aides said on Thursday.
LATEST NEWS: Biomarin sets high price for rare pediatric brain disease drug - (Reuters) - Biomarin Pharmaceuticals Inc said the annual price for its drug, which won U.S. approval on Thursday, to treat a rare and fatal type of pediatric brain disease is expected to be $486,000 after mandatory government discounts and rebates.
LATEST NEWS: Going to college may increase risk of marijuana use - (Reuters Health) - College is increasingly a gateway for young adults in the U.S. to begin using marijuana and the risk keeps growing the more “normalized” pot use becomes, researchers say.
LATEST NEWS: Can puppies protect babies from allergies and obesity? - Reuters Health) - Exposing babies to puppies and other furry pets might help them accumulate two types of bacteria in their gut that are associated with a lower risk of allergies and obesity, a Canadian study suggests.
LATEST NEWS: Police-associated injury not on the rise in U.S. - (Reuters Health) - Despite increased attention to deaths and injuries resulting from clashes with police, U.S. emergency department visits for police-associated injuries have remained stable at about 51,000 a year since 2006, researchers say.