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Oct 18, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday updated the number of people with confirmed or probable lung injuries associated with electronic cigarette use or vaping products to 1,479 in 49 states.
Oct 17, 2019
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., died this morning due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges, his office announced today.
Oct 17, 2019
Two House committees today marked up revised versions of the Lower Prescription Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3) — legislation that would make a series of changes to the Medicare program in an effort to lower the price of prescription drugs.
Oct 17, 2019
The suicide rate jumped 56% for Americans aged 10 to 24 between 2007 and 2017, and the homicide rate jumped 18% between 2014 and 2017 for the same population.
Oct 17, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration approved a record high 1,171 generic drugs in fiscal year 2019, the agency said today.
Oct 17, 2019
President Trump yesterday nominated Sarah Arbes to be assistant secretary for legislation at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Oct 16, 2019
Judge Reed O’Connor of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued the ruling in Franciscan Alliance, Inc. v. Azar.  
Oct 16, 2019
Near universal health care coverage could be achieved without a complete overhaul of the health system, according to a report released today by the Urban Institute and the Commonwealth Fund.
Oct 16, 2019
The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015-2018, according to a report released by the Society of Actuaries.
Oct 16, 2019
The average launch prices for new brand-name drugs and new generic drugs have skyrocketed since 2006, according to an analysis from 46brooklyn.