Jan 16, 2014 New research finds a strong link between daily stock returns and hospital admissions.
Jan 8, 2014 The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
Dec 19, 2013 Generics have a 50 percent bigger markup in comparison with brand-name drugs.
Dec 17, 2013 GlaxoSmithKline says it will stop paying doctors to prescribe its drugs and will stop rewarding its sales reps for higher sales. The company has tested the approach in the U.S., judging salesmen on their medical and business knowledge, instead of how many drugs they sell.
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Dec 17, 2013 Antibacterial products are a billion dollar industry. But the FDA is asking makers of antibacterial soap to prove their product is more effective than regular soap.
Dec 12, 2013 Many small insurers expected a bonanza of new customers when Healthcare.gov began on Oct. 1, but the website's problems made the first weeks very quiet for them.
Nov 26, 2013 The problem with mail-order DNA tests.
Nov 25, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on the nation's biggest at-home DNA test kit company
Nov 19, 2013 There have been seven cases of type B meningitis at the university since March.
Nov 13, 2013 New guidelines on the use of statins to lower cholesterol hold the promise to dramatically increase the number of Americans who take those drugs.