- Gilead 1Q profit tumbles on slower hepatitis C drug sales Updated: Apr-28-16 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Gilead Science Inc.'s earnings tumbled more than 17 percent in the first quarter as steeper discounts and rebates on its blockbuster hepatitis C drugs cut into sales.
- Shelby County has more measles cases than rest of US Updated: Apr-28-16 12:49 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Shelby County is home to more measles cases than the rest of the U.S. combined after an outbreak that began last week.
- Mumps outbreak reported at Sacred Heart University Updated: Apr-28-16 12:13 pm
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut - Sacred Heart University says eight people have been diagnosed with the mumps on campus since an outbreak was reported earlier this year.
- IU hospital in Muncie taking precautions for Legionella Updated: Apr-28-16 11:19 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - An Indiana University hospital in Muncie is keeping water restrictions in place after tests last week found a positive test for the Legionella bacteria.
- First North Dakota resident tests positive for Zika virus Updated: Apr-28-16 10:49 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Health Department says a state resident has tested positive for the Zika virus - the first such case in the state.
- Eastern Illinois University investigates mumps outbreak Updated: Apr-28-16 6:53 am
CHARLESTON, Illinois - An outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen students.
- Obama wants $1.9B to fight Zika: Where does it stand? Updated: Apr-28-16 6:36 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request for emergency money to combat the Zika virus has been sitting before Congress for more than two months, and there's no obvious path forward despite a growing threat in the hot summer months and increasing public anxiety.
- Hawaii reaches milestone in fighting dengue fever outbreak Updated: Apr-27-16 9:50 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii officials say they have reached a milestone in controlling the state's dengue fever outbreak now that 30 days have passed since the last known infected person was contagious.
- Advocates hold NYC protest over price of pneumonia vaccine Updated: Apr-27-16 5:17 pm
NEW YORK - Doctors Without Borders protested the price of pneumonia vaccines Wednesday by leading a march through midtown Manhattan and delivering a crib filled with flowers to a pharmaceutical company.
- South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms Updated: Apr-27-16 1:19 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's Olympic committee on Wednesday unveiled Zika-proof uniforms complete with mosquito repellent it says will help protect athletes from the virus at this year's games in Rio de Janeiro.
- New HIV rise significantly among some populations Updated: Apr-27-16 1:16 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The number of new HIV infections in Minnesota last year stayed about the same as 2014, but state health officials are expressing concern about a significant increase in some populations and groups.
- Cholera outbreak hits Zanzibar, kills at least 45 Updated: Apr-27-16 11:11 am
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - A Zanzibar health official says a cholera outbreak on the island archipelago has killed at least 45 people since March.
- Harvard students isolated amid mumps outbreak Updated: Apr-26-16 4:21 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - A mumps outbreak at Harvard University has affected 40 members of the school community in the last two months.
- Arkansas health officials urge measles awareness Updated: Apr-26-16 3:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas health officials are urging residents to stay up to date on their vaccinations after six cases of measles were confirmed in Memphis, Tennessee.
- NY attorney general: 7 insurers cover hepatitis C treatment Updated: Apr-26-16 1:46 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says seven insurers have agreed to cover expensive hepatitis C treatments before patients show advanced symptoms of the disease like liver scarring.
- Hospital tests 200 patients in HIV, hepatitis exposure case Updated: Apr-26-16 3:14 am
LONGVIEW, Washington - Officials at a Longview hospital say testing on nearly 200 patients believed to have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV at the facility has revealed that no one has contracted the diseases.
- Ohio Dole plant restarts production after listeria outbreak Updated: Apr-25-16 6:15 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Officials say limited production has restarted at a Dole processing plant after an outbreak of listeriosis linked to the western Ohio facility has ended.
- Autopsy: Toddler died of pneumonia because of malnourishment Updated: Apr-25-16 2:44 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - An autopsy report concludes a 3-year-old North Carolina girl died from pneumonia because she was so severely malnourished.
- Number of measles cases in Shelby County now at 6 Updated: Apr-25-16 12:17 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Health officials say the number of measles cases in Shelby County has increased to six.
- Health officials: Tri-Cities resident does not have plague Updated: Apr-24-16 6:18 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - Health officials investigating a possible case of plague in the Tri-Cities say tests results have come back negative.
- Norovirus outbreak at OSU dorm declared over Updated: Apr-24-16 3:07 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - A norovirus outbreak that sickened dozens of residents in a dorm at Oregon State University has been declared over.
- Racing restrictions lifted on second horse barn Updated: Apr-23-16 5:04 pm
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Racing restrictions that were briefly placed on about 25 horses at a second Fonner Park barn in Grand Island were lifted Saturday.
- 3 Park County cats diagnosed with plague Updated: Apr-23-16 1:16 pm
CODY, Wyoming - The Wyoming Department of Health says three Park County cats have recently been diagnosed with plague.
- Mild flu season winding down, still widespread in Northeast Updated: Apr-22-16 4:51 pm
NEW YORK - Flu season is winding down, and it's been a relatively mild one.
- 2nd Connecticut resident diagnosed with Zika virus Updated: Apr-22-16 4:24 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A second person living in Connecticut has been diagnosed with Zika virus.