Reuters Health Report: FDA says Mylan's EpiPen is in shortage in U.S.

FDA says Mylan's EpiPen is in shortage in U.S.

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Wednesday that Mylan NV's EpiPen products are in shortage due to manufacturing delays that are creating intermittent supply constraints of the emergency allergy treatment.

First suspected deaths in Congo Ebola outbreak came in January: WHO

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in an area of Congo that is facing an Ebola epidemic as far back as December and the first deaths were reported in January, a spokesman for the World Health Organization said in the capital Kinshasa on Thursday.

U.S. judge blocks DEA from suspending drug distributor over opioid sales

(Reuters) - A federal judge blocked the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration from suspending a Louisiana drug distributor from selling controlled substances over allegations it failed to identify suspicious orders of opioids that were diverted for illicit uses.

Many cannabis dispensaries recommend pot to pregnant women

(Reuters Health) - More than two-thirds of cannabis dispensaries recommend that pregnant women use marijuana to treat morning sickness even though doctors advise against it because of safety concerns, a U.S. study suggests.

U.S. indicts three veterans healthcare providers over MiMedx payments

(Reuters) - Three healthcare providers with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs were indicted on charges they excessively used biotech MiMedx Group Inc's products on patients after accepting meals, trips and gratuities from the company.

Cancer warnings to be served up with coffee in California

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp and other roasters and retailers must serve up a cancer warning with coffee sold in California, a Los Angeles judge has ruled.

Trump to deliver speech on drug prices on Friday: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday will deliver a speech about lowering prescription drug prices, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday.

AstraZeneca sells rights for Seroquel to Luye Pharma for $538 million

LONDON (Reuters) - British pharma company AstraZeneca said it had sold the rights for Seroquel, a treatment for schizophrenia and bipolar disease, to Luye Pharma Group for $538 million, as part of a strategy to focus on other therapy areas.

Gaps remain in U.S. state policies on suicide prevention training

Most states don't require suicide prevention training for healthcare professionals and those that do vary widely in the scope of their policies, U.S. researchers say.

Eating fast food linked to infertility

(Reuters Health) - Women who eat a lot of fast food may take longer to become pregnant and be more likely to experience infertility than their counterparts who rarely if ever eat these types of meals, a recent study suggests.

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