Latest Lung disease News

Insmed, Agios rise; DraftKings, Atlantica fall, Tuesday, 5/28/2024

May. 28, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Tuesday: United States Cellular Corp., up $5.24 to $48.22. T-Mobile is buying the telecommunications company's wireless operations and some spectrum assets in a deal valued at $4.4...

California moves closer to requiring new pollutant-warning labels for gas stoves

May. 13, 2024 20:59 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could require all new gas stoves sold in the state to carry a label warning users about pollutants they can release that have been linked to respiratory illnesses. The state Assembly approved a proposal Monday that would require the label on gas...

Insmed: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 09, 2024 07:23 AM EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Insmed Inc. (INSM) on Thursday reported a loss of $157.1 million in its first quarter. The Bridgewater, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of $1.06 per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations....

Inogen: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 07, 2024 17:55 PM EDT

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Inogen Inc. (INGN) on Tuesday reported a loss of $14.6 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Goleta, California-based company said it had a loss of 62 cents. The results surpassed Wall Street...

Bernie Williams to raise awareness of lung disease at May 3 event in Puerto Rico

May. 01, 2024 17:29 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Fresh off his New York Philharmonic debut, former New York Yankees center fielder Bernie Williams returns to his native Puerto Rico on Friday for an evening of discussion and performance to raise awareness for Interstitial Lung Disease. Williams will be...

5 takeaways from the global negotiations on a treaty to end plastic pollution

Apr. 30, 2024 21:06 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Nations finished a round of negotiations early Tuesday on a treaty to end plastic pollution and made more progress than they have in three prior meetings. Coming into Ottawa, many feared the effort would stall to craft the first legally binding treaty on...

US challenges 'bogus' patents on Ozempic and other drugs in effort to spur competition

Apr. 30, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are challenging patents on 20 brand-name drugs, including the blockbuster weight-loss injection Ozempic, in the latest effort by the Biden administration targeting pharmaceutical industry practices that drive up prices. The Federal Trade...

What to know about Zyn, the tiny nicotine pouch that's sparked a big health debate

Apr. 26, 2024 09:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A tiny Philip Morris product called Zyn has been making big headlines, sparking debate about whether new nicotine-based alternatives intended for adults may be catching on with underage teens and adolescents. Here’s what to know about Zyn: WHAT IS...

Coal miners have long faced risk of black lung disease. Now they're getting new protections

Apr. 16, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coal miners will be better protected from poisonous silica dust that has contributed to the premature deaths of thousands of mine workers from a respiratory ailment commonly known as black lung disease, the Labor Department said Tuesday as it issued a new federal rule on miners'...

Pope will travel to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Singapore in longest trip of papacy

Apr. 12, 2024 07:18 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will visit Indonesia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea and Singapore in September, the Vatican announced Friday, confirming the longest trip of Francis’ papacy that is sure to test his health, stamina and mobility. The Vatican confirmed the Sept. 2-13...