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Hundreds have died in West Africa from the Ebola virus. With no known cure and a high mortality rate, alarm is real.
The liver disease NASH is becoming more widespread, and the market for treatments may rival those for hepatitis C.
Venture capital investment in health-care IT companies has topped $2.3 billion in 2014, blowing past the $1.9 billion in funding for all of 2013.
Some users find that their bands actually make them pack on the pounds as opposed to shedding weight. The TODAY Show reports.
Sales of newer prescription drugs helped boost Johnson & Johnson's earnings to a level much higher than expected.
Increasingly, drug makers and medical device companies have found a way to self-medicate when it comes to taxes and regulation.
A new study has found co-sleeping to be associated with a higher risk of death, especially among infants under 4 months of age, Today reports.
It could take a "couple of years" to figure out the full costs of Obamacare to health-care providers, Kaiser Permanente chief Bernard Tyson tells CNBC.
Mylan said it would buy Abbott Labs' generics business outside the United States in an all-stock transaction valued at about $5.3 billion.
London-listed pharma says it's ready to recommend a newly revised higher offer from AbbVie, valuing the drugmaker at $90.53 per share.
Former star trader Raj Mahal breaks down what really goes on in a trader's brain, from being a pint-sized hustler to winning big at the casino.
Although treatments for Alzheimer's have struggled, drugmakers are still working in the space, with 67 medicines currently in development.
The percentage of people in the U.S. who lack health insurance has fallen to a six-year low of 13.4 percent, according to a Gallup poll.
Visiting a doctor online, which is also known as telemedicine, is gaining support among insurers and employers, and for good reason.
The snarky Web video President Obama and comic Zach Galifianakis made to promote enrollment in Obamacare was nominated for an Emmy Award on Thursday.
US workers at large companies can expect median base salary increases of 3% next year, USA Today reports.
Data from a study of Sarepta Therapeutics' experimental drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy suggest it helped slow declines in walking ability for almost three years.
People who long had the toughest time affording health insurance—young adults, Latinos and the poor—have seen big drops in their uninsured rates.
A new study suggests that some seemingly "modest" tweaks to the way an oncology practice operates could help realize millions of dollars of savings.
Narcotics prosecutors say a NYC hospital's former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills over more than five years.
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