JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A class action lawsuit was filed on Thursday
against South Africa's Tiger Brands, after one of its food factories
was linked to a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people since early
2017, the lawyer running the case said.
- Hawaii would become the seventh U.S. state to legalize
physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients under legislation
passed by the state Senate on Thursday and sent to the governor.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday
expanded the use of Amgen Inc's leukemia drug Blincyto to include
patients who are in remission but still have residual signs of the
- Starbucks Corp and other coffee sellers must put a cancer warning on
coffee sold in California, a Los Angeles judge has ruled, possibly
exposing the companies to millions of dollars in fines.
(Reuters) - Arkansas' attorney general on Thursday
joined the widening mass of litigation against opioid manufacturers,
accusing three drugmakers of promoting addictive painkillers in ways
that falsely denied or trivialized their risks.
Health) - Thyroid surgery that totally or partially removes the gland
may increase the long-term risk of bone thinning and bone breaks,
especially for younger patients and women, according to a large study
Health - A growing number of people are taking high doses of the
painkiller acetaminophen, and many take so much during cold and flu
season that they run the risk of liver and kidney damage, two studies
March revival of “Roseanne” will show how a politically divided,
working-class American family grapples with daily life and challenges
after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, the show’s stars said