Pelosi moves on drug prices despite falling-out with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is plowing ahead with her bill allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices despite a breakdown in relations with her chief bargaining partner o...

MOFA thanks allies, partners for backing Taiwan’s UN participation

Staunch support for the meaningful participation of Taiwan in the U.N. system shown by the country’s allies and partners during the General Assembly in New York is deeply appreciated by the gove...

Taipei's cluster of RSV infections confirmed in babies at postpartum center

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed on Monday a cluster infection of a respiratory virus in 10 newborns at a postpartum nursing care center in Taipei that the center did not immediately re...

Ruling leaves Ohio ban on Down syndrome abortions on hold

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a judge's decision to put on hold an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome. ...

Trump admin shifting to privatize migrant child detention

SAN BENITO, Texas (AP) — On a recent day in a remodeled brick church in the Rio Grande Valley, a caregiver tried to soothe a toddler, offering him a sippy cup. The adult knew next to nothing about the...

Trump admin shifting to privatize migrant child detention

SAN BENITO, Texas (AP) — On a recent day in a remodeled brick church in the Rio Grande Valley, a caregiver tried to soothe a toddler, offering him a sippy cup. The adult knew next to nothing about the...

Trump and Pelosi aides talk drug costs despite impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as the impeachment battle rumbled, senior White House and Democratic aides sat down Tuesday to discuss details of drug pricing legislation, officials on both sides said. ...

Washington issues flavored vaping ban, joining other states

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington on Friday joined several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and k...

UK medical drug supply still uncertain in a no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government watchdog says there is still a "significant amount" of work to do to make sure the country has an adequate supply of licensed drugs in case of a no-deal Brexit. ...

UK's medical drug supply still uncertain in no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government watchdog says there is still a "significant amount" of work to do to ensure the country has an adequate supply of medical drugs in case of a no-deal Brexit. ...

Health care company sends woman over 500 letters in 5 days

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman says she received more than 500 letters from UnitedHealthcare in five days. The letters were sent to Stephanie Lay's 19-year-old son Bryce in Wind...

Rhode Island is latest state to bar flavored vape products

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor has signed an executive order banning the sale of flavored vaping products throughout the state. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wedn...

Philippines, thought to be polio-free, confirms first case in over 25 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Health Secretary of the Philippines Francisco Duque the 3rd announced on Thursday (Sept. 19) that the country has confirmed its first case of the polio virus in 19 yea...

Michigan joins New York in banning flavored e-cigarettes

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has joined New York in banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials investigate the cause of hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people w...

Dillinger family members apply again to exhume his body

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume his body from an Indianapolis cemetery. The Indiana State Department of...