News bites: Cigarette warnings, drug shortages and more

Two of the three federal appeals judges weighing the Obama administration's cigarette warning labels seemed to side with the government, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Hospitals are scrambling on the front lines of drug shortages, The Washington Post reports.

A federal judge heard oral arguments for blocking the merger of pharmacy benefit managers Medco and Express Scripts, Bloomberg reports.

Mid-level dental therapists provide good quality, cost-effective care in countries around the world even though only two U.S. states allow them to practice basic dental services, Kaiser Health News reports.

Birth rates for U.S. teenagers have reached historic lows for all age and ethnic groups, says a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.