by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 15, 2014
A new drug named Sovaldi costs $1,000 per pill, and insurers are calling the price tag "outrageous."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 10, 2014 Updated: April 11, 2014
How America's pharmacists could put pressure on states to stop executing inmates.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 28, 2014
Doctors are warning that "strep group B," which can lead to life-threatening infections in babies, may be growing resistant to the last-resort drug used to treat it.
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by Lauren C. Williams Posted on January 6, 2014
A little-known company that collects your prescription drug information is trying to take its stock public.
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.
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.