Terminally Ill

Another state considers terminally ill access to experimental drugs


Despite opposition from some drug makers and provider groups, Illinois lawmakers are considering several bills that would allow terminal patients to try unapproved experimental drugs to extend their lives.

Broker admits using nursing home residents as pawns in annuities scheme, agrees to $850,000 settlement


The mastermind of a financial fraud that victimized nursing home residents has admitted wrongdoing and will pay $850,000 in a settlement, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday.