Monday, October 30, 2017

First U.S. cases seen of possibly fatal fungal infection: CDC

(Reuters) - A serious and potentially fatal fungal infection has been observed in at least 13 people in hospitals and nursing homes in the United States since mid-2013, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....

Soda taxes may spread if voters check ballots in California, Colorado

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As Americans vote for a new president on Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of voters in California's Bay Area and Boulder, Colorado, will also decide whether they want levies on sugary drinks, another step toward making soda taxes a norm....

Hidden digital ads pushing children to eat fatty food, health experts warn

LONDON (Reuters) - Children in Europe are bombarded with hidden digital advertising and marketing promoting fatty, sugary and salty foods that is damaging their health and adding to the region's obesity problem, World Health Organization experts said on Friday....

Novo Nordisk defends U.S. diabetes drug pricing

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk on Friday defended its pricing of diabetes drugs after facing allegations of pricing collusion by U.S. senators....

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