Maryland's Obamacare marketplace is on the verge of becoming the first state-run exchange to partner with a Web broker in selling subsidized plans.» Read More
Makers of electronic cigarettes are enjoying a booming market as they keep an eye on the Food and Drug Administration, which is expected to release proposed regulations this fall.
President Obama is set to boast Thursday that Obamacare is giving rebates to 8.5 million Americans this summer and lead to $3.4 billion in reduced insurance premiums.
Heavy patients seeking medical attention are facing an added challenge: they may be too heavy for air ambulances, and the air medical transport industry is rushing to adapt.
China is barring a GlaxoSmithKline executive from leaving the country amid a widening $490 bribery scandal ensaring the drug giant.
UnitedHealth reported quarterly earnings that surpassed analysts' expectations on Thursday.
New data shows employers might be less likely to hire over the next year thanks to Obamacare. But supporters say the law provides quality insurance independent from employers.
China is preventing a GlaxoSmithKline executive from leaving the country as police accuse the British drugmaker of bribing officials and doctors, the drugmaker says.
Pharmaceutical and biotech stocks have outperformed markets this year, and with J&J's second-quarter earnings beat, investors may hope earnings will push stocks even higher.
Less than 90 days before Obamacare's government-run health exchanges are due to open up shop, Web insurers are still being locked out—a lag that could depress enrollment and jack up insurance rates.
Two breast-feeding-related companies are teaming up to help insurers comply with the new Obamacare rule entitling moms to free breast pumps and breast-feeding services.
Doctors in India work to calm the convulsions and keep the children hydrated, but then have to watch helplessly as their young patients die. The New York Times reports.
Johnson & Johnson reported higher-than-expected earnings as strong sales of prescription drugs and medical devices more than offset anemic growth of its consumer products.
In a recent study, fish oil proved dangerous for men who have high levels of the compounds because it raises the risk of prostate cancer.
Fresh off winning the NBA title with the Miami Heat, hoops legend Ray Allen is driving the lanes of Congress, asking for multi-year funding of diabetes research.
The Obama administration has come under fire for delaying some steps to verify the income of Americans seeking government subsidies for health insurance. But that doesn't mean there's no income verification.
Marijuana, though still considered controversial, continues to prove itself in as a successful prescription for neurological diseases that appear in children.
China is using "concerted" probes of foreign baby formula, pharmaceutical and packaging companies to bolster domestic firms, according to observers.
Health care stocks have been up almost across the board since 2010. Biotech and insurance names have been up triple digits. But political developments have put health care on a rockier path. CNBC's Kate Kelly breaks down the sector.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center released a study revealing men with concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids have an increased risk of prostate cancer. Co-author Alan Kristal shares more from their study on the best selling supplement.
Executives of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline in China have confessed to charges of bribery and tax law violations, China's security ministry said on Thursday.