FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb plans to announce this week the agency will move forward with a ban on menthol cigarettes, senior FDA officials told CNBC last week. » Read More
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Google is hoping to better coordinate its efforts in health care. It hired Geisinger Health CEO's David Feinberg, but in the interim, it has named Verily's Linus Upson as interim chief. » Read More
E-cigarette manufacturer Juul will stop selling fruity flavors like mango and cucumber from brick and mortar stores in response to the Food and Drug Administration's request to curb "epidemic" levels of teen vaping.
The FDA plans to limit sales of some flavored e-cigarettes to vape shops and to ban menthol cigarettes, senior agency officials tell CNBC.
Google is hiring Geisinger Health CEO David Feinberg to define its strategy in the $3 trillion medical sector and coordinate work across its various teams.
An estimated 14 percent of adults in the U.S., or 34.3 million people, smoked cigarettes in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DaVita was set to give back gains at Wall Street's open Thursday after the dialysis provider reported third-quarter earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations.
Meditation is on the rise among both adults and children, a new report from the CDC shows. Apps such as Headspace and Calm have helped raise awareness and teach people how to meditate.
Stephanie Dickson is trying to tackle to the new "21st century syndrome": Eco-anxiety.
Consider going to medical school and becoming an anesthesiologist if you want to bring in the big bucks. Just be ready to repay a whole lot of student loan debt.
Health care emerged as a key issue this year, with 41 percent of voters saying it was their No. 1 concern in the election, followed by immigration, the economy and gun control, according to an NBC News exit poll.
Health care was the top issue for Americans voting in Tuesday's midterm elections.
Researchers at Oxford University want governments around the world to introduce a tax on red and processed meats.
A new report released Wednesday from the OECD estimates that antimicrobial resistant infection is on track to kill 30,000 Americans per year by 2050. The OECD is calling on the US and other rich countries to implement 5 simple reforms to save lives.
DaVita shelled out $66.6 million of the more than $110 million spent by the industry lobbying against Proposition 8, which was defeated by California voters on Tuesday.
The midterm election results are a win for the marijuana industry, according to the CEO of a prominent cannabis company.
The conference is a rare opportunity for Alphabet employees to come together from the various teams dabbling in health care, including Google Fit, Nest, Google Brain, Verily and Calico. It's billed as an academic conference.
CVS expects its roughly $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna to close before Thanksgiving. CVS plans to open its first concept stores early next year, CEO Larry Merlo told Wall Street analysts Tuesday.