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Pfizer to buy Array BioPharma in deal worth $11.4 billion

Jun. 17, 2019 8:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer is delving deeper into cancer research with a roughly $11.4 billion deal for Array BioPharma, a drug developer that has seen its shares soar since announcing positive clinical trial results earlier this spring. Pfizer said Monday it will pay $48 per share in cash for Array, whose...

State expected to provide schools with sunscreen guidance

Jun. 16, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Education Department intends to provide school districts with guidance on students' sunscreen use during the school year. Various districts have wrestled with the issue and have sought state direction, said department spokesman David Jespersen. The rules vary from district...

Navigating the beauty aisle for women of color

Jun. 12, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Black and other darker-skinned women had long struggled to find makeup that matched or complemented their skin. But a widening array of products is showing up at mainstream retailers with an eye toward the multicultural consumer. A big game changer was Rihanna's Fenty Beauty collection,...

Wisconsin Legislature sends abortion bills to governor

Jun. 5, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday sent four abortion bills to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has promised to veto all of them. One measure addresses the extremely rare occurrence in which a baby is born alive during an abortion attempt. It would impose criminal...

Bill advances, allows students to self-apply sunscreen

Jun. 4, 2019 8:50 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are sending a bill to the governor that will allow children to self-apply sunscreen in school before they participate in recess and other outdoor activities. The House of Representatives approved the legislation Tuesday on a 145-3 vote. It previously cleared the...

Veggie products face new labeling restrictions in Louisiana

Jun. 4, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bye-bye, cauliflower rice. Farewell, veggie sausage. See you later, chicken-free strips. Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to labeling restrictions that will keep veggie products from being called meat, non-rice products from being described as rice and sugar alternatives from being...

Liz Weston: What will long-term care cost you?

Jun. 3, 2019 8:30 AM EDT

Many people are frightened of long-term care costs — for good reason. Most people over 65 eventually will need help with daily living tasks, such as bathing, eating or dressing. Men will need assistance for an average of 2.2 years, while women will need it for 3.7 years, according to the U.S. Department of...

Bill would reward firms that don't alter models' images

Jun. 2, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Companies that refuse to digitally alter the skin tone and body size of advertising models would get a financial boost under a bill filed by Massachusetts lawmakers. Backers say the bill is meant to encourage the promotion of mental health through realistic advertising images. It would create...

Whole Foods pulls sunscreens targeted by Hawaii chemical law

May. 31, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Whole Foods Market will no longer sell sunscreens and body products containing chemicals targeted by a new Hawaii law, officials said. The Texas-based retailer will pull products containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday. The measure is intended to...

Maine hospital to boost parent services for at-risk mothers

May. 30, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine hospital says it will provide parenting coaching services to mothers with the help of a new grant. MaineGeneral Medical Center says its Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center has been awarded a $130,000 grant from the John T. Gorman Foundation to provide the service to at-risk...