LATEST NEWS: Parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons to curb antibiotics in chicken - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons on Thursday vowed to cut the use of antibiotics in its chicken supply, joining other major fast-food chain operators in the battle against the rise of dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.
LATEST NEWS: Most U.S. teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down: CDC study - (Reuters) - More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday.
LATEST NEWS: U.S. health sector hits record high on Senate bill, biotech rally - NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. healthcare stocks posted sharp gains on Thursday, with hospitals and insurers climbing after Senate Republicans released a draft bill to replace Obamacare, while a recent surge in biotechnology shares showed no signs of slowing.
LATEST NEWS: FDA approves more convenient form of Roche blood cancer drug - (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Thursday approved a new formulation of Roche's big-selling cancer drug Rituxan for three common types of blood cancers that allows for relatively quick administration via injection under the skin in place of a lengthy intravenous infusion, the company said.
LATEST NEWS: Mylan shareholders vote against executive pay, re-elect board - AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Mylan NV shareholders voted against the generic drugmaker's executive pay policy but re-elected the board at its annual meeting on Thursday despite a shareholder campaign in the wake of a scandal over high prices for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment.
LATEST NEWS: Humana out of individual market, with or without Obamacare repeal - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Humana Inc will not return to the individual insurance market after it exits the Obamacare exchanges this year, a market that Republicans are trying to repeal and replace through new legislation, Humana's top executive said on Thursday.
LATEST NEWS: Danone looks to ride healthy food revolution wave - PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Faber, CEO of Danone, wants the world's biggest yogurt maker to play a central role in the revolution sweeping the global food industry as it tries to respond to a consumer shift towards healthy eating.