Norman Regional Health System has been named one of America’s best for Bariatric Surgery and Stroke by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s ref…
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The CAR T-cell therapy, a first-of-its-kind treatment that uses patients' own immune cells to fight cancer, comes at a high cost: $475,000. The drugmaker, Novartis, has issued a money-back guarantee if the patient does not respond within the first month of treatment.
Retail prices for specialty prescription drugs widely used by older Americans ballooned by an average of 9.6 percent between 2014 and 2015, the highest increase since at least 2006, while retail prices for some generic drugs saw more mixed results, with 11 percent showing price increases according to two new AARP Public Policy Institute reports released Thursday.
Most families who have just taken a cross-country flight can't get out of the airport fast enough. But Washington, D.C. residents Charles and Shalini Kapur, and their daughters Kiran and Alisha, happily delayed their vacation for a few minutes when they arrived at Los Angeles International Airport in July.
Jen Betz wondered where the neighbors' children were during the summers.
PEABODY, Mass. — When Kaitlyn Louzada went to visit her grandparents in Brazil, she contracted a rare autoimmune disease that attacks the nervous system, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down and her immune system weak.
A therapy-animal trend grips the United States. The San Francisco airport now deploys a pig to calm frazzled travelers. Universities nationwide bring dogs (and a donkey) onto campus to soothe students during finals. Llamas comfort hospital patients, pooches provide succor at disaster sites and horses are used to treat sex addiction.
In the wake of mounting overdoses and deaths from the opioid-addiction crisis sweeping across the U.S., drugmakers are racing to come up with safer painkillers.
AUSTIN — Wiping away tears, Rep. Drew Springer made a dramatic speech in the last days of the just-ended legislative session, urging lawmakers to approve “investigational” stem-cell treatments in Texas.