Aug 3, 2015
Currently, Medicare is banned from negotiating directly with drug companies.
May 7, 2015
Alexion, which has one drug on the market, is purchasing Synageva, which has none.
Mar 2, 2015
Heavily marketed to treat patients with dementia, drugs can lead to death
Dec 22, 2014
Prescription-drug benefit company makes an exclusive deal with drug-maker.
May 27, 2014
There are simply not enough beds to meet New Jersey’s growing demand for substance abuse treatment.
May 6, 2014
Turns out prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs are two very different businesses.
Jan 20, 2014
Physicians and law enforcement are tracking a relatively new trend -- U.S. patients smuggling of prescription medicine in bulk from Mexico.
Jan 9, 2014
An increase in heroin use has been reported in many states, in part in response to government efforts to restrict access to prescription opiates.
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.
Nov 18, 2013
Medicare is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars a year by failing to rein in doctors who routinely give patients pricey name-brand drugs when cheaper generic alternatives are available.