by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 17, 2013
GlaxoSmithKline has announced that it will end the controversial practice of paying doctors to endorse its drugs -- a move that could encourage other Big Pharma companies to follow suit.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 11, 2013
Each year, 500,000 people are infected with a strain of the deadly disease that doesn't respond to the drugs typically used to treat it.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 19, 2013
More than a year after unsanitary conditions at a drug-mixing pharmacy led to 64 deaths, Congress has given the FDA more power to regulate the facilities.
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by Rebecca Leber Posted on November 4, 2013 Updated: November 4, 2013
Their statement maintains no wrongdoing, outside of a misdemeanor plea.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 30, 2013
The rise of antibiotic resistance is impacting everything from the chicken you buy in the grocery store, to STD treatment, to sick kids recovering in the hospital.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 25, 2013
The FDA is moving to re-classify painkillers as Schedule II substances, which would make them harder to get.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 23, 2013
The rise of antibiotic-resistant diseases in animals may be one of the biggest issues you've never heard of. And Congress isn't helping.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 9, 2013
The first-of-its-kind law is drawing criticism from the pharmaceutical industry, which will challenge it in court.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 8, 2013
About 60 percent of all U.S. drug overdose deaths are caused by prescription drugs, but most states aren't putting the right policies in place to address the issue.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 3, 2013
The new legislation is intended to ensure there isn't a shortage of primary care doctors as the Affordable Care Act takes effect.