Category Archives: Health

Valeant mulls three new directors including one from Pershing Square: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Embattled drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals <VRX.TO>, whose stock price has tumbled 38 percent this year, is mulling giving board seats to activist hedge fund Pershing Square…

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21st Century Oncology says investigating cyber breach

(Reuters) – Cancer care provider 21st Century Oncology Holdings Inc said on Friday it was investigating an "unauthorized third party" intrusion into its computer network, yet had no indication that…

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Genital talc boosts ovarian cancer risk in study

By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) – The risk of ovarian cancer was one-third higher among women who regularly powdered their genitals with talc, a recent study found. Researchers asked 2,041…

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Michigan Uber driver charged with six murders to get competency exam

By Mark Wedel KALAMAZOO, Mich. (Reuters) – The Michigan Uber driver charged with murdering six people last month in a shooting spree in the southwestern part of the state will…

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Chief Justice Roberts rejects request to block mercury rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has left intact a federal rule that targets mercury pollution — giving the Environmental Protection Agency time to fix legal problems & come out…

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