Pfizer's attempt to take over AstraZeneca through a $110 billion bid would have run aground on changes to U.S. tax laws, even if the companies had reached a deal.» Read More
Pfizer’s $110 billion bid for AstraZeneca was one of the biggest business stories of 2014 – so could a new bid be one of the biggest stories in 2015?
Up to 5 million undocumented immigrants may find getting affordable health care tough despite a presidential executive order to stop deportations.
Hundreds of families from across the country have relocated or are considering moving to a state where medical marijuana is legal.
Generic drug costs have risen so much that some drugs have surpassed their equivalents in other developed countries, the New York Times reports.
The urge to stockpile Ebola protective gear in the United States has been so strong that shortages are now hitting first responders in Africa.
The head of the Health and Human Services Department wants senior staff to meet about and suggest ways to increase "transparency" at that department.
Stryker is examining a bid for UK medical-device manufacturer Smith & Nephew, said a Bloomberg report citing sources familiar with the matter.
There is no escaping the fact that we’re all getting older, and investors are having to find new ways to make money from changes in the way we age.
Despite the endless controversies dogging Obamacare, the CEO of Mount Sinai believes the legislation is meeting many of its goals.
Jonathan Gruber's admission of fooling "stupid" American voters on Obamacare isn't a one-off — it's a national pastime.
A number of states have been releasing enrollment information for their Obamacare markets, but HealthCare.gov hasn't.
The Obama administration late Friday called for a slew of significant rule changes that would affect the Obamacare health-care program.
Average deductibles for the most popular Obamacare plans aren't growing much in 2015, but are still much higher than in employer-based health plans.
Federal agencies have doled out billions in erroneous payments over the last five years, but the problem is worsening, Fiscal Times reports.
There are few new cancer drugs to treat kids, and not much research is being done.
A major Colorado hospital system will refuse to hire anyone who uses tobacco products starting Jan. 1.
Obamacare enrollment data announced in September was inflated by 400,000 dental plans, a new report reveals.
Look to your left. Look to your right. At least one of you probably drinks too much, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Our expanding waistlines are costing the global economy almost as much as smoking and military conflict, according to a new report.
Americans seniors are in worse health and under greater financial pressure from medical costs than counterparts in 10 other industrialized nations.
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