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The head of Medicare reversed two decisions to halt payments to health providers after being contacted by elected officials, The Wall Street Journal reported.
It's easier to avoid the use-it-or-lose it proposition of flexible spending accounts. Some purchases may benefit your bottom line more than others.
An Obamacare insurer is seeing strong demand for health plans with no co-payments or co-insurance.
Infections resistant to medicine will kill more people per year than cancer, and cost the world $100 trillion annually by 2050, according to a report.
In the battle over which sex is stupider, a group of male researchers may have proven that men win hands down.
Philadelphia's transit agency has filed a lawsuit against Gilead Sciences challenging the "exorbitant pricing" of its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi.
More than 600,000 people selected insurance plans in the third week on HealthCare.gov, bringing total Obamacare enrollment there above 1 million.
Ex-Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the name "Obamacare" is a "very bad brand" that should be scrapped.
Discovering and developing new treatments for diseases is notoriously expensive, but now it could be becoming slightly more financially rewarding.
The health-care sector tends to outperform the overall market during flu season. Who else stands to gain?
Life expectancy is up, smoking is down, and obesity rates are on the rise again according to the new edition of America's Health Rankings.
Jonathan Gruber apologized repeatedly for a series of verbal gaffes about Obamacare, but urged people not to hold it against the law itself.
Two young engineers invented a product that uses LED lights to fight bacteria and decrease risk of infections in hospitals and public spaces.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals is abandoning its growth-by-acquisitions strategy for the time being to try to reduce debt and boost its stock price.
The cost of job-based health coverage, including premiums and deductibles, has outpaced wage growth in the past decade, squeezing household budgets.
Most parents say they would consider removing their kids from day care if just 25 percent of the children there lacked up-to-date vaccinations.
Celgene's partnering strategy, which has accelerated in recent years, is starting to bear fruit; many of the most-watched stocks out of ASH fall under its umbrella.
Three small-cap drug firms are consistently the best biotech performers following the start of the American Society of Hematology's annual meeting.
New health insurer Oscar will pay customers up to $20 per month to meet goals offered up by a free wearable fitness device.
Drug giant Merck said it will buy Cubist and its slate of medicines administered in hospitals, many for bacterial infections, for about $9.5 billion.
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