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Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish denies reports his firm and Cigna have been at loggerheads in their attempt to gain approval the Department of Justice for their $54 billion merger.
Obamacare plan customers should brace for sticker shock when the administration posts insurers' preliminary rate requests for 2017 this week.
Health care is an "enormous" opportunity for Apple, Tim Cook said, as he outlined how the Apple Watch could become a warning system for your body.
A class action lawsuit against Fitbit may have grown teeth with a new study claiming the company’s heart rate trackers are “highly inaccurate.”
Celebrities are speaking up and taking their fight to Capitol Hill about a neglected health issue that affects nearly 200 million people.
Quarrels have broken out behind the scenes of Anthem's proposed acquisition of Cigna, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
Bayer says it has offered $122 per share for Monsanto in an all-cash deal that values the U.S. company at $62 billion.
In nine out of 10 cities, there are fewer middle class families since 2000, according to new data from Pew.
The number of pregnant women in the U.S. infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change in how the government is counting cases.
The U.K. became the second country in the world after Australia to introduce plain, standardized packaging for cigarettes on Friday.
As many as 40 percent of cancer cases, and half of cancer deaths, come down to things people could easily change, researchers said Thursday.
Current Obamacare customers might face higher health costs if they moved into an expanded Medicare program.
A disease that affects 1 in 10 US women has a cost of $119 billion in lost productivity, and not enough is being done to combat it.
The back injury puts an end to one of tennis's most remarkable streaks by Roger Federer, reports the New York Times.
A company has been created to develop "novel technology" to help treat type 1 diabetes and potentially negate the need for insulin injections.
An invention that debuted Thursday could let you see all the spots you're missing when you brush.
IBM's World Community Grid links volunteers' personal computers and mobile devices to form a supercomputer for disease research.
A rare and previously unknown variation in some people's genes substantially reduces their heart attack risk, the Icelandic researchers said.
No link between meal timing and obesity: The findings fly in the face of previously published studies, but there are limitations.
Drug-resistant infections - or "superbugs" – could claim 10 million lives a year and could cost a cumulative $100 trillion of economic output by 2050.
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