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Lipitor makes way for generics

Nov 29, 2011
Pfizer's blockbuster cholesterol drug loses patent protection December 1. It could have happened sooner.

Lipitor at the end of its patent

Nov 28, 2011
Pfizer's big seller, Lipitor, loses its patent this week. But the drug giant isn't ready to give up all those customers just yet.

FDA rejects Avastin for breast cancer treatment‎

Nov 18, 2011
Reporter Amy Scott discusses how the FDA's ruling will affect overall sales of the drug.

Higher premiums for unhealthy lifestyles

Nov 17, 2011
More employers are charging overweight workers or those who smoke more for health insurance.

The Supreme Court takes up health care reform

Nov 14, 2011
It will decide whether it's legal to force people to buy health insurance. Big and small businesses hang in the balance.

As healthcare reform turns one, the under-insured still wait for change

Apr 1, 2011
The most significant portions of health care reform legislation don't go into effect for another few years. Meanwhile, some go without insurance at all. Others explore creative options while faced with rising insurance rates.

The public perception of health care reform

Mar 23, 2011
Kaiser Family Foundation president Drew Altman speaks about the state of public sentiment regarding the health care law, one year after it was passed.

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What's 'essential' in health care

Mar 2, 2011
The Institute of Medicine is meeting this week to determine what constitutes 'essential' medical care -- which under the health care reform, will be guaranteed to all Americans.

The Medi-Medi problem

Mar 1, 2011
As in Medicare and Medicaid. Conflicts in the two government health care programs can drive up costs for states. But change could be on the way.