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Teens create a ‘period pantry’ for free pads, tampons

Dec. 04, 2022 09:03 AM EST

VIENNA, Va. (AP) — When Ariyanna Ghala, 14, was shopping with her mom, she noticed how expensive a box of pads were and thought there must be something she could do to help people who couldn’t afford them. The teen in Vienna, Va., talked to her friends Ramsey Warner and Isabel...

$3.5M gene therapy for hemophilia gets FDA approval

Nov. 22, 2022 18:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a $3.5 million one-time treatment for the blood-clotting disorder. The Food and Drug Administration cleared Hemgenix, an IV treatment for adults with hemophilia B, the less common...

3 top law schools quit US News rankings over equity concerns

Nov. 17, 2022 20:57 PM EST

The University of California, Berkeley's law school on Thursday joined the law programs at Harvard and Yale in pulling out of U.S. News & World Report's rankings over concerns that they punish efforts to attract students from a broad range of backgrounds. Deans of all three law...

In Hong Kong, world bankers urged not to 'bet against' China

Nov. 02, 2022 06:50 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese regulators downplayed China’s real estate slump and slowing economic growth while Hong Kong's top leader pitched Hong Kong as a unique link to the rest of China at a high-profile investment summit Wednesday. About 200 global financial executives gathered...

Ex-Wilmington Trust president reaches settlement with SEC

Nov. 01, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The former president of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis has reached a settlement with federal securities regulators in a related civil action. In...