Biotech has returned 20 percent for investors this year. Biogen IDEC CEO George Scangos, discusses the recent FDA approval of his company's drug, which is its first pill for multiple sclerosis.
A new study indicates that Obama's health care overhaul will result in a 32 percent claims cost increase which could translate into higher premiums for Americans.
Europe's financial crisis is costing lives, with suicides and infectious diseases on the rise, yet politicians are not addressing the problem, health experts say.
Dr. Ben Carson discusses with Larry Kudlow his possible political plans after retiring, and expands on the idea that the rich shouldn't be punished.
Discussing health care in China, the promotion of female executives, and the state of his business, with Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett. "Health care in China has been a tremendous opportunity for our company," he says.
Walgreen and partner Alliance Boots will take up to a 23 percent stake in AmerisourceBergen, ending Walgreen's current contract with Cardinal Health.
Like all computers, Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci robot can malfunction during surgery. A range of results have been reported by surgeons.
In recent years, as the surgical robot's popularity has grown, so have questions and concerns about its safety, training and the aggressiveness of its marketing.
The president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is urging caution on robotic hysterectomies.
Obamacare and the aging of doctors and patients are exacerbating the shortage of primary care physicians.
Spending on drugs to treat common diseases fell 1.5 percent among customers who receive prescription benefits through commercial insurers.
David Williamson, Healthcare Analyst, Motley Fool says the HIV infection cure for the U.S. toddler through early treatment will not work for adults. He explains why.
A baby girl in Mississippi who was born with HIV has been cured after very early treatment with standard HIV drugs, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.
If you smoke, you might have to pay thousands extra for employee-based health insurance under Obamacare starting next year.
The Obama administration has outlined the essential health benefits that insurers must offer to consumers in individual and small group markets under Obamacare.
Humana said the government's proposed 2014 payment rates for Medicare participants were lower than expected and would affect its profit outlook, and its shares fell in premarket trading.
Melissa Boudreault, CGI vp of state health solutions, talks to CNBC's Bertha Coombs about the Federally-built health care exchange. She believes it will be a tremendous resource to consumers, because it must meet the needs of a number of different states.
A sharp and surprisingly persistent slowdown in the growth of health care costs is helping to narrow the federal deficit, leaving budget experts trying to figure out whether the trend will last.
U.S. regulators dealt a major blow to Novo Nordisk's hopes for its new long-acting insulin Tresiba by demanding the Danish drugmaker conduct additional clinical tests to assess potential heart risks.
Flu season is drawing attention to mandatory paid sick leave for the 40 percent of American private-sector workers — more than 40 million people — who don't have it.