Nov 19, 2013 There have been seven cases of type B meningitis at the university since March.
Nov 18, 2013 A new analysis by ProPublica finds that many doctors in the U.S. prescribe brand-name drugs to Medicare patients when generics can be dramatically cheaper -- and it's costing taxpayers hundreds of millions a year.
Nov 7, 2013 The FDA says trans fat is officially bad, and that poses a challenge to makers of processed foods that still depend on them.
Oct 25, 2013 Painkillers are some of the most abused drugs on the market. The FDA has been looking for ways to stem that abuse.
Oct 25, 2013 The FDA recommends making hydrocodone a Schedule II narcotic, like its more powerful relative, oxycodone.
Jul 24, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration says products marketed as natural or homeopathic treatments for diabetes can be dangerous.
Jul 23, 2013 The Senate Banking Committee is holding a hearing today on bank investments in things like warehouses and oil refineries, and commodities such as metals and oil.
Jul 17, 2013 It's been four years since Congress passed the Volcker Rule, a sweeping law aimed at fixing the financial system following its great collapse. But regulators still haven’t figured out how to implement it.
Oct 9, 2013 Makers of patented drugs sometimes pay generic drug makers not to copy their drugs when they go off patent, allowing them to keep charging high prices. The U.S. Supreme Court says the FTC can challenge such deals.
Jun 5, 2013 The FDA is expected to take another look at controversial diabetes drug Avandia after researchers at Duke have concluded the drug doesn't increase the risk of cardiovascular death as previously reported.