Aprecia Pharmaceuticals' new 3-D printed pills — the first FDA-approved 3-D printed drug product.

Drug made with 3-D printer wins first FDA approval

Aug 4, 2015
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals got the OK for its epilepsy drug.
Posted In: 3D printing, drugs, FDA
The logo of Israel's drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries at the Teva Pharma France headquarters

Teva agrees to buy Allergan for $40 billion

Jul 27, 2015
If approved, the deal places Teva amongst the largest drug companies on the planet.
Posted In: allergen, teva, drugs

Looking for progress for treating Alzheimer's

Jul 22, 2015
Eli Lilly reports the results of a trial for Alzheimer's medication.
Posted In: Alzheimer's, drugs, consumer demand, Eli Lilly, Alzheimer's Association, Edward Jones
McDonald's plan to turn the company around amid falling stock prices will focus on appeasing shareholders.

San Francisco threatens to sue McDonald's over drug dealing

Jun 8, 2015
The city is putting pressure on McDonald's to help clean up its act.
Posted In: McDonald's, San Francisco, drugs

The biggest, baddest black markets in the US

Apr 24, 2015
A snapshot of what the black market says about us.
Posted In: black market, Taxes, statistics, drugs

Insurers often take sting out of high price of drugs

Feb 4, 2015
It's "not what anybody really pays if you have private health insurance."
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, drugs, sticker price, health insurance
Pharmacy technician Angelina Lombardo helps a customer at a Walgreens pharmacy in Wheeling, Illinois.

Price war brews over costly hepatitis C drug

Dec 22, 2014
Pharmacy benefit-manager Express Scripts drops one hepatitis C drug in favor of a cheaper new one.
Posted In: hep C, abbvie, gilead sciencer, drugs, pharmaceuticals, Express Scripts
Gregory White, 7, who has cystic fibrosis, sits next to Dr. Charles Dumont, a Loyola University pediatric gastroenterologist.

How a $150 million investment turned into $3.3 billion

Nov 19, 2014
The Cystic Fibrosis foundation has sold its royalty rights to a drug it helped fund.
Posted In: drugs, drug testing, health insurers

Painkillers will be tougher to get this fall

Aug 22, 2014
Tighter regulation can help combat drug use, but it could be too crude an approach
Posted In: painkillers, drugs, pharmaceuticals

Top U.S. lawyer wants better drug sentencing policies

Mar 13, 2014
It isn’t easy to get a job after serving time in prison.
Posted In: drugs, marijuana, Barack Obama, Crime