California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

Otto Coleman, 6, waits outside the Governor’s office with his brother Fenton, 4, left, and father Joshua, to deliver a stack of petitions with thousands of signatures calling on California Gov. Jerry Brown to veto a measure requiring nearly all California school...

OxyContin maker bows out of meeting on harder-to-abuse drug

The makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting scheduled for next week to review the company’s harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug. An executive for Purdue Pharma says the company wants more time to review and...