Life-saving drug: $13.50 to $750 per pill

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2451825" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daraprim soared from $13.50 per pill to $750 per pill.[/caption] The entrepreneur who owns the rights to Daraprim, a medicine that treats dangerous parasitic more…

Sex change latest company benefit in equality push

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — U.S. companies are swiftly adding health insurance benefits for employees who want to transition to another gender, a fairly inexpensive way to show they’re serious about more…

Huge number of college gals claim to be sex victims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — The Association of American Universities on Monday released the overall results of a survey that asked students at 27 universities about their experiences with sexual more…

Peanut exec faces prison for salmonella outbreak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Former peanut company executive Stewart Parnell faces a potential sentence of life behind bars Monday for his 2014 conviction on crimes behind a salmonella outbreak blamed more…

Obama boots kids with cancer from White House park

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — The U.S. Secret Service ordered hundreds of parents and their cancer-stricken children out of Lafayette Square on Saturday night, barricading the park for at least more…

7 heart attacks during Beijing Marathon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SCMP) — Six runners and one race official suffered heart attacks during yesterday's Beijing Marathon. One was a 30-year-old man who suddenly passed out just 4km from the more…

Report: WHO botched Ebola rapid response

by -NO AUTHOR- -- KENEMA, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Something didn't smell right. As a worker at Kenema Government Hospital mixed a batch of chlorine on a broiling August day, he noticed more…

3 in Missouri die of West Nile-virus complications

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says two St. Louis-area residents have recently died of complications from West Nile virus. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch more…