Health News

House passed drug pricing bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – A bill to give the government the ability to negotiate prescription drug prices now heads to the Senate. The House passed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s legislation Thursday afternoon, but it may not pass the Senate where senators are working …

Samoa measles outbreak worsens

HONOLULU, Hi. (KHNL) – Health officials are urging some travelers to stay away from Samoa and American Samoa as the neighboring islands continue to battle a measles outbreak. At least 70 people have died from the infectious virus in Samoa, while nine …

White Castle burgers recalled due to listeria concerns

(CNN) – If you have any White Castle frozen burgers sitting in your freezer, you made to throw them out. The company recalled several varieties due to possible listeria contamination. Some of the packages include six-packs of hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and jalapeno cheeseburgers. …

Study finds teen tobacco use is on the rise

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – A new report by the Center for Disease Control paints a troubling picture of rising teen tobacco use in the United States. In the past month, more than six million middle and high school students say they’ve …