HELENA, Mont.-- Subsidiaries of Johnson& Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with Montana over how an anti-psychotic drug was marketed, state Attorney General Tim Fox said Thursday.» Read More
Americans have not increased spending on healthcare since 2009, according to a National Health Expenditures report.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports the pharma sector is up about 8% and outperforming the S&P 500 this year.
Pharmaceutical giants’ profits could take a "double-dip" hit next year from patent expirations on blockbuster drugs and President Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms, according to a report from CreditSights, a credit market research firm.
The drug developer's stock took a hit Thursday, after data was released linking an ingredient in its weight loss treatment to an increased risk of birth defects.
Drugs, and especially cocaine, "pollute" the economic world and traders should be tested for narcotics, Carlo Giovanardi, a junior minister with responsibility for the family in Silvio Berlusconi's government, said in an interview published on YouTube and quoted by the Guardian.
More than three dozen people have been charged in a prescription drug sweep that included a raid on a Boeing plant near Philadelphia that makes military helicopters.
Are pharmacy benefit managers becoming obsolete? CNBC's Herb Greenberg says consumers can now buy away from their PBM and insurance plans at Costco, Walmart, Target, and Walgreens.
Has this summer's wild market set you on a self-destructive course of drug and booze abuse? It just may have.
One out of 4 Americans will have either a substance abuse or addiction problem at some point in their lives. Some of these addicts have even managed to change the world. Take for example, Sigmund Freud. Now the author of a new book takes us on an amazing journey looking at the "Anatomy of Addiction."
If you live in Los Angeles, you know that this weekend the 405 freeway will be completely shut down—completely—between the 10 and the 101 freeways. They're calling it "Carmageddon," and it is the end of the world as we know it. This is a town where freeways are more important than world peace.
Roger Clemens' tenacious pursuit of victory on the pitcher's mound re-emerges this week as he goes on trial on charges he lied when he denied using drugs and confronts his chief accuser, the former friend who says he injected Clemens with steroids and human growth hormone.
There’s nothing better than relaxing with a good book. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of what we think are this summer’s best reads. Check out the list!
Bradley Jack, a former head of investment banking at Lehman Brothers, was arrested for trying to use a forged prescription to buy Oxycontin and Ritalin in Connecticut.
It's Friday. Here's your video treat of the day.
With the economy seemingly sliding into another slump, it's good to remember just how much progress we've made over the past few decades. Crime, for instance, has fallen dramatically.
An experimental drug is showing early promise in treating this cancer, with Michael Morrissey, Exelixis CEO.
Andalusia has the highest unemployment rate among Spain’s 17 regions, 29.7 percent at the end of the first quarter, according to the National Institute of Statistics. That compares with a national jobless rate of 21 percent, double the European Union average.
Dificid is the first new FDA- drug approved for the infection in nearly 25 years, according to Optimer Pharmaceuticals.
A Munich Re unit has cancelled a trip to Monaco for top executives after details of a sex party in Budapest emerged and it became clear that the so-called incentive trips for sales execs have not been a single event.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.