Large employers are losing $10 billion each year due to the explosion of opioid abuse in the US.
Federal prosecutors are looking into whether the blood-testing start-up misled investors.
The selfie craze is causing a surge in lip surgery as Americans become more aware of their looks.
U.S. regulators are proposing a two-year ban for Theranos founder from operating blood testing labs for at least two years, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Dr. Alfred Sacchetti, Chief of Emergency Medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, talks about how data from a patient's Fitbit helped guide ER doctors and save the man's life.
The Napster founder is creating the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy to find ways to attack tumors.
Bill Ackman should have listened!
Dr. Steve Miller, Express Scripts chief Medical Officer says giving Medicare the legal ability to negotiate drug prices is not enough to secure discounts from pharmaceutical companies. Medicare would also need to narrow the list of approved brand-name drugs in order to see real savings, and the he says the best way to do that is in conjunction with private sector pharmacy benefits firms and insurers.
The "Squawk Box" news team and Colin Hill, GNS Healthcare CEO, discuss the move to collect and crunch employee data to identify who is at risk for life-threatening diseases.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, American Enterprise Institue, discusses the latest battle to fight the Zika virus as the World Health Organization declares a global emergency.
Ex Apple and Pepsi CEO wants to transform the"antiquated" health care industry
Liquid biopsies that show genetic mutations of DNA in a person's blood will dramatically improve early detection of cancers.
Baby boomers are aging, and many will need skilled care, but demand for nursing-home beds is quickly outstripping a dwindling supply.
Jeffrey Burbank, CEO of NxStage, comments on UnitedHealthcare's warning it may withdraw from Obamacare and says the exchange system will evolve over time.
Overall, people spent more than two hours on the average doctor's visit, which means they spent two hours not doing work.
Ascension CEO answers the Vatican's call
The federal government says health care facilities should stop using Hospira's Symbiq medication infusion pump because its vulnerable to hacking.
Planned Parenthood investigates a possible data hack; faces funding fight on Capitol Hill.
India's system for training doctors is plagued by fraud and unprofessional teaching practices, worsening public health issues, Reuters reports.
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