Oct 1, 2012 American Hospital Association's PAC spends almost $1 million on ads
Sep 10, 2012 Fortune Magazine’s Allan Sloan discusses his solutions to fixing Social Security, Medicare, and the tax code – without the help of politicians.
Aug 31, 2012 A former supporter and architect of the Medicare vouchers program explains why he's now opposed to the program, which Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney supports.
Aug 20, 2012 The $5.7 billion deal with let Aetna double its number of Medicaid members.
Aug 20, 2012 Shares of the insurance giant Aetna are looking awfully healthy this morning. Acquiring another insurer is likely providing a bit of a shot in the arm. It's the latest in a stream of health insurance mergers we've been charting -- many of them happening for the same reasons.
Aug 17, 2012 President Obama has launched a new campaign ad defending his record on Medicare. At the same time, of course, President Obama has attacked Romney's running mate Paul Ryan for his plans to cut Medicare.
Aug 6, 2012 In China, officials have arrested more than 2,000 people involved in the country's vast counterfeit drug industry.
Jul 31, 2012 Pfizer seems to be weathering the loss of its patent for Lipitor just fine. The drug company says its second quarter profit jumped 25 percent. That's despite lower revenue, and competition from generics for its cholesterol-fighting blockbuster.
Jul 18, 2012 Today, a woman in Australia born without arms or legs reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the distributor of Thalidomide, as a previously undiagnosed victim of the drug's side effects. The case may prompt similar legal action for uncompensated victims around the world.