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  • Billions wasted on paperless vets' health records Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:24 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks on improving veterans health care at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington DC, back on April 09, 2009.

    The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense spent $1.3 billion during the last four years trying to develop a single electronic health-records system.

  • Amgen to buy Onyx for more than $10 billion Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:51 AM ET

    Amgen has struck a $10 billion-plus deal to buy Onyx Pharmaceuticals, ending a two-month-long auction for the cancer drugmaker.

  • Ignorance of Obamacare threatens plan's success Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    Continued widespread public ignorance about Obamacare insurance exchanges could hamper enrollment in those exchanges and ultimately jack up premium prices.

  • KKR, Bain to bid for Panasonic unit: Report Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Panasonic unveils the prototype model for a "power jacket" to help patients recover from partial paralysis.

    Toshiba, KKR and a consortium including Bain Capital are expected to participate in the final round of bids next week for Panasonic's healthcare business, sources said.

  • The case for knee replacements: They save money Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Because the surgeries allow people to continue working and earning, they more than offset their average cost, according to a new study.

  • UPS to end health care for spouses of some workers Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    In announcing a move that will affect about 15,000 employees, United Parcel Service cited costs associated with the federal health care law. The New York Times reports.

  • Obamacare tax: 40% of companies to change plans Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Bigger companies expect health-care costs to increase under Obamacare—and most are concerned with getting hit by a tax on pricier plans under the health-reform law, a survey finds.

  • Young, invincible and wanting health insurance Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 2:51 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about Affordable Care Act in San Jose, California.

    Healthy young people who don't buy health insurance are called young invincibles, but a report finds 20-somethings are more often priced out than opting out of coverage.

  • Marijuana stock shills are blowing smoke, US warns Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    FINRA warned Tuesday that scammers have been targeting investors attempting to tap into the growing U.S. marijuana industry.

  • Obamacare quirk: Your insurance costs could go up Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 9:27 AM ET
    Materials about new insurance possibilities available through the Affordable Care Act

    A quirk in Obamacare means that some workers and their families may be better off financially if their employers don't offer subsidies for health-insurance premiums.

  • Obamacare readiness going down to the wire Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    With six weeks until the launch of open enrollment, Covered California and other Obamacare exchanges say they will be ready, but plans for testing are cutting close to deadlines.

  • Budweiser is king of beers in the ER: Study Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 3:48 PM ET

    When Johns Hopkins researchers surveyed ER patients who had been drinking, they found that Budweiser was the No. 1 brand consumed, followed by Steel Reserve Malt Liquor.

  • Smoking e-cigs could cut tobacco use: Study Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 11:55 AM ET
    A woman holds her electronic cigarette at Vape New York, an electronic cigarette store in New York City.

    New research suggests that e-cigarettes might be able to encourage tobacco smokers to reduce their use of traditional cigarettes even when they don't want to quit.

  • Forget smartwatches, consider crowdfunding this Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Daniel Yachia, left, and Sedat Barokas

    A new Web company is offering to connect inventors of smaller medical devices with people who can give them the cash they need to get off the ground.

  • Aw, puppy! Pet-food recall over salmonella scare Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    Procter & Gamble is recalling nearly 30 types of dry cat and dog food, including Iams and Eukanaba, though no person or animal has been reported sick.

  • Cramer: Speed bump or stop sign for ImmunoGen? Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 6:43 PM ET

    With shares tumbling more than 10% in only a month, what should you do with ImmunoGen?

  • Main Street cure for Obamacare? Stay small Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 12:17 PM ET

    The expected rise in health costs under Obamacare has small business owners changing the way they operate. Options include staying small, reducing payroll and raising prices.

  • An e-cigarette boom could be around the corner Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    A person smokes an E-cigarette

    Traditional tobacco companies need to adapt to the rise of electronic cigarettes - or e-cigarettes - ahead of the product becoming regulated in the U.K., according to an analyst at Berenberg Bank.

  • Why latest Obamacare delay angers critics and fans Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    President Obama discusses the Affordable Care Act in June in San Jose, Calif.

    Another delay in Obamacare gives critics of the health-reform law more ammunition and will take money of out chronically ill people's pockets.

  • Obamacare is coming, and so are the con artists Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    As the debate rages over who benefits from the Affordable Care Act, one thing is becoming clear: The controversial program is a dream for con artists.

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