Almost half of Americans ages 40 to 75 qualify to consider cholesterol-lowering statin drugs under new heart disease prevention guidelines.
Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus. But a market reversal could be possible.
CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports 15 percent of high school aged children are diagnosed with ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Dr. Richard Saul wrote a book called "ADHD Does Not Exist." Saul is certain attention ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder exists only in its symptoms. The condition does not exist.
Ranbaxy Laboratories issued a recall of generic versions of the cholesterol drug Lipitor in the U.S. because of potential dosage issues, WSJ reported.
Calling it a serious threat, the CDC says American hospitals are overprescribing antibiotics, leaving patients vulnerable to superbugs.
Glenn Dubin, a Highbridge Capital Management, and co-founder & CEO of Dubin & Co., says the Dubin Breast Center is a mufti-disciplinary center driving for excellence with state of the art technology. Dr. Kenneth Davis, Mt. Sinai Health System president and CEO, provides insight into methods for diagnosing breast cancer.
Here's what you need to know about this month's open enrollment countdown.
Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS trying to obtain coverage under Obamacare are in danger of being thrown out of their insurance plan.
The CEO of Sanofi admitted the pharmaceutical giant underperformed in emerging markets last year, after reporting a decline in quarterly sales.
GSK said sales rose five percent in the fourth quarter of last year, narrowly beating expectations and indicating that the U.K. pharmaceutical giant's fortunes may be picking up.
Antibiotics potentially harmful to humans are used in animals, and the FDA knows about it, says an environmental group.
An increase in cases of the potentially fatal airborne illness has sounded alarm bells and calls for a vaccine.
The U.S.'s entire healthcare system needs to change, said Stefano Pessina, the non-executive director of Walgreens.
Bank of America, the Gates Foundation and others will donate money to (RED) for every download of a U2 song during the Super Bowl halftime show.
Target said it will stop offering health coverage to part-time workers, citing new public insurance exchanges floated by the U.S. government.
To stop overusing antibiotics in animals, an economist has proposed a fee for using the drugs. But the farm community is pushing back.
Young adults are only 24 percent of enrollment, the administration said in its first signup figures broken down for age, gender and other details.
Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, provides insight on a very resistant bacteria that affects patients mostly in hospitals. CNBC contributor Barbara Ryan, weighs in on the challenges facing the pharmaceutical companies.
In late February, around 480 miles off the coast of Florida, the Cayman Islands will get ready to cater for a new kind of visitor.