The Food and Drug Administration is expected to recommend stronger warnings today about epilepsy drugs and the risk of suicide for people who take them. These drugs are big sellers, with $10 billion in sales last year. John Dimsdale reports.
There are roughly 13 million 19 to 29-year-olds in the U.S. without health insurance, and insurance companies are trying to reach out to them through hip marketing. But Devin Dwyer reports many of them will still say no.
The no-calorie sweetener Truvia hits the markets today, and Coca-cola is already planning to produce diet sodas with it in the future. Alisa Roth has more on how other beverage makers may or may not use the sugar alternative.
Some doctors are threatening to stop seeing Medicare patients if Congress goes through with cutting doctors fees more than 10 percent. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports both sides of the debate have taken to the TV airwaves.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that kids as young as 8 take drugs to lower their cholesterol if diets don't work. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on whether kids might be the next big market for Big Pharma.
Gas prices are making many home care workers with severe patient commutes consider a new line of work. Michael Caputo looks into the collective number of miles these workers drive and what could be a possible solution.