The drug Vytorin has been a multibillion-dollar blockbuster -- although it hasn't exactly been the cholesterol buster it was supposed to be. Commentator and physician Dr. Stefan Kertesz says it's a cautionary tale about the process of approving new pharmaceuticals.
Intensive care units are the biggest money pits in most hospitals. Some medical facilities are turning to electronic ICUs, which save money through big economies of scale. But what are the real costs? Marianne Russ reports.
The World Health Organization is meeting in Ethiopia to work towards ending a critical shortage of health care workers in 57 countries. One possible solution: train those living with HIV to help HIV patients. Sarah Gardner reports.
A few supermarket chains have begun offering free prescription medications for a limited number of drugs. Matt Sepic reports in some cases, the stores actually make more money by giving the drugs away.
Wannabe parents from the United States, Taiwan and Britain are traveling to India in increasing numbers, seeking babies from surrogate mothers. Is it exploitation or opportunity for the mothers, who are highly paid? Sunita Thakur reports.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that companies can cut their retirees' health-care benefits once they turn 65, when Medicare kicks in. The ruling means employers can shift the burden of insuring retirees to the federal government. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.