Rite Aid will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21 within the next 90 days, the company announced Tuesday. » Read More
The indictment marked the first-ever federal criminal charges against company executives for conspiring to illegally distribute opioids. » Read More
Philip Morris International, the tobacco company that sells Marlboro cigarettes around the world, is getting into the life insurance business. » Read More
The FDA put Walgreens "on notice" in February, accusing the pharmacy chain of violating rules that prohibit selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to underage buyers. » Read More
Regulators want to know whether the companies illegally introduced more than 40 new devices and nicotine liquids to the market without receiving the agency's permission.
Insuring its 2.2 million workers across the world is the company's second-largest expense on its profit and loss statement, behind wages, Walmart executive Lori Flees says.
Heineken will soon launch Heineken 0.0, a nonalcoholic version of its namesake beer, in the U.S. as consumers seek healthier beverages.
Walgreens Boots Alliance reports quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations, but revenue falls slightly short.
Most of the available data come from federal sources such as the census and focus on race, education and income — three factors doctors cannot do much to change, Facebook's Dr. Freddy Abnousi said at a conference Wednesday.
CVS CEO Larry Merlo outlined his vision for the combined company earlier this month — a new data-driven health-care model that's more personal, convenient and tailored to individual patients than ever before.
The Justice Department is expected to approve the deal as early as Wednesday, according to people briefed on the matter.
As Hurricane Michael rapidly approaches western Florida as a Category 4 storm, some of the nation's largest publicly traded hospital operators are working to mitigate the impact.
This year's Upstart 100 list represents nearly every sector of the economy, from enterprise software and finance to insurance, health care and retail. And they have all risen quickly to become entrepreneurial success stories worth keeping an eye on.
There are hundreds of companies around the world with the potential to become acquisition targets, unicorns or public companies. CNBC's second annual list of promising young start-ups highlights the ones to keep an eye on.
Heartbeat, a medical start-up, is opening up new clinics across Manhattan
A man drank too much of an erectile dysfunction drug purchased over the internet and it tinted his vision red, USA Today reports. Doctors have been unable to fix it.
The first week of October saw an array of recalls. USA Today has the round-up.
A chemistry professor breaks down why barista-made coffee always tastes better than yours in The Conversation.
Our love for capturing the perfect selfie has introduced a new danger, — selfie deaths, USA Today reports. The most common cause? Drowning.
Guardant Health CEO Helmy Eltoukhy told CNBC on Thursday the company's liquid biopsy, Guardant360, is a "big game changer" when it comes to the detection of cancer.
The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is investing $14 million into new research areas. One scientist will be studying why coral reefs and their DNA are so resilient, even in extreme circumstances like after nuclear testing.
U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan said the court is required to determine whether the enforcement action is "fair and reasonable, with the additional requirement that the public interest not be disserved."
A North Carolina company is recalling more than 89,000 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products for possible listeria contamination that has led to one death and three illnesses, USA Today reports.
A rare fruit could wind up in U.S. stores in the near future after scientists spliced its DNA to make it heartier and more efficient. It's called the groundcherry, and its success could lead to the modification of more rare fruits and vegetables. USAToday reports.