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Sales of psoriasis treatments and cancer drugs helped Johnson & Johnson beat Wall Street analysts' fourth-quarter earnings and revenue expectations. For 2019, the company forecast earnings that match profit estimates but fall short on revenue.
In a report published on Monday, the charity revealed that billionaire fortunes rose by 12 percent in 2018 as the poorest half of the world saw its wealth decline by 11 percent.
Women in big cities like New York and San Francisco are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs. But those who are among the early adopters see a big opportunity to improve the experience for the next generation.
Walmart will continue to operate through CVS Health's pharmacy benefit management commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks.
The FDA cannot accept any new funding during the shutdown, now in its 28th day, forcing the agency to stretch its remaining money to last only about five more weeks.
The FDA says doctors need more information about treating kids for nicotine use since most cessation products are only for adults.
AliveCor is best known for its Apple Watch band that includes a tiny electocardiogram sensor. It now competes with Apple, but Gundotra said the company just had its "best quarter ever" and that he stepped down for personal reasons.
The FDA's change clears the way for drugmakers to sell naloxone without a prescription. The life-saving treatment for opioids is also known as Narcan and Evzio.
Insurers are finding reasons to provide Apple Watches to members.
Americans are more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose today than from a car crash, according to a study released Monday from the National Safety Council.
Google's video sharing platform updated its guidelines on Tuesday to clarify that it won't allow the publication of videos encouraging dangerous activities.
Health care companies and tech companies are working together these days to combat the threat from Amazon.
Dr. David Chao, a former doctor for the San Diego Chargers, has become famous for assessing NFL injuries in real time.
Tilray agreed to pay Authentic Brands $100 million and up to $250 million in cash and stock to create and distribute consumer cannabis products as the retailer's preferred supplier.
Researchers say even one or two joints cause changes in areas of the brain involved in emotion-related processing, learning and forming memories, NBC News reports.
Walmart pharmacies are expected to leave the drugstore networks offered by CVS because of an ongoing pricing dispute.