Medical technology

An electronic stock board shows the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Asian shares sank Friday, following declines on Wall Street after a proposed delay to U.S. tax cut plan dented investor sentiment.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2017 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So that's what a losing streak feels like. Stocks fell for the second day in a row Friday, which hadn't happened in a month, as Amazon put a scare into yet another industry: medical device and health care equipment companies. Those companies slumped after an analyst for Citi...
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October 23, 2017 - 3:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded by state regulators for trying to access Prince's medical records within days of the music superstar's death last year. The Indiana Board of Pharmacy issued letters of reprimand in the last three months and imposed penalties on the...
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A Cal Fire firefighter works on hot spots on a hill in the Oakmont area of Santa Rosa, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Gusting winds and dry air forecast for Thursday could drive the next wave of devastating wildfires that are already well on their way to becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
October 12, 2017 - 9:46 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Teams with cadaver dogs began a grim search Thursday for more dead in parts of California wine country devastated by wildfires, resorting in some cases to serial numbers stamped on medical implants to identify remains that turned up in the charred ruins. New deaths confirmed...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, patients lie in their beds at a hospital in Catano, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says drug shortages are possible because of expected long-term power outages in Puerto Rico. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, that the agency is working to prevent shortages of about 40 medicines. He didn't name the medicines involved. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
October 06, 2017 - 6:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there. Nearly 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, plus numerous medical devices, are made in Puerto...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a miniature reproduction of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" sculpture sits on display at a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, pulled down by insurers and other financial companies as investors weighed the prospects of big losses for the sector from Hurricane Irma.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 07, 2017 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished nearly back where they started Thursday as steep losses for banks and insurance companies were balanced out by gains in health care and technology companies. Banks skidded as bond yields reached their lowest levels of the year, which sent interest rates...
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August 03, 2017 - 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed legislation increasing the user fees that drug and medical device-makers pay. The money raised will help cover the cost of Food and Drug Administration reviews that are necessary to bring products to market. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the...
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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin watches as President Donald Trump talks with a patient during a Veterans Affairs Department "telehealth" event, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 03, 2017 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government wants to make it easier for veterans to get medical care and is promoting new ways to use technology to help. President Donald Trump says the goal is to greatly expand access, especially for mental health care and suicide prevention. Trump says veterans in rural...
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August 03, 2017 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government wants to make it easier for veterans to get medical care and is promoting new ways to use technology to help. The steps include using video technology and diagnostic tools to conduct exams, and veterans soon can use mobile devices to help with appointments...
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August 03, 2017 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking new steps to use technology to improve access to health care for veterans across the country, including in rural areas. President Donald Trump is announcing the initiatives Thursday at the White House. Veterans Affairs Secretary David...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, gymnast Simone Biles arrives at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Biles shared a video of herself on July 27, 2017, taken after she had surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed. The Olympic champion appears on a recovery room bed with gauze in her mouth yelling something incomprehensible and pretending to drive a car. She wrote that she hopes the 27-second clip makes people laugh. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 28, 2017 - 9:21 am
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is giving fans a glimpse of her goofy side in a video that shows her coming out of an anesthetic haze after surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed. Biles posted the video on Twitter on Thursday. She appears on a recovery room bed with gauze in her mouth, yelling...
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