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Heart rate monitors that are part of today's popular smartwatches are being used by some people to keep their drug use in check.
The Trump administration shocked the World Health Organization by mixing politics with breastfeeding, but there is no debate. Baby formula cannot match the health benefits of mother's milk.
Pfizer responded to Trump's tweet by saying that the list price of the majority of its drugs are unchanged.
More than 200 people in several Midwest states have been sickened by a parasite in food from plastic vegetable trays sold under the Del Monte brand, USA Today reports.
Gawande has written and spoken extensively about inefficiencies in the current system. He will now be tasked with finding ways to fix them.
Washington has been accused of backing the interests of infant formula-makers over health advice.
The right entry-point to fix health care? This health investor thinks it's employers.
With so many options, it can be hard to choose a fitness app. We sampled five.
Biogen's big success in a new Alzheimer's drug trial wasn't just a win for the company. It comes after years of failures with every drug tested for dementia and growing doubts about the drug industry's narrow focus on amyloid proteins.
The US is becoming more vulnerable to big disasters because the country is heading in a direction that does not account for accessibility and reliability of supply chains for critical goods according to a Political Science researcher in The Conversation.
The latest clinical trial results for an Alzheimer’s treatment from drugmakers Biogen and Eisai are "an extremely encouraging first step but it’s only a first step. We need to do a lot more,” says Biogen Chairman Stelios Papadopoulos
Tech companies such as IBM, Microsoft and Alphabet have tried to fix health care before and failed. But this time around, tech giants, including Apple and Amazon, are sticking to what they're good at.
Analysts found CVS' products were 20 percent more expensive than Amazon's at the median, while Walgreen's were 22 percent higher than Amazon's.
The French government is stubbing out the country's love affair with tobacco through taxation, government reimbursement of cessation aids and gruesome photos of diseased lungs on cigarette packs, USA Today reports.
Concierge medicine and other fee-based primary care practices make up less than 10 percent of physician practices.
Drug supply chain experts believe that Amazon will move as fast as it can, and will start by selling discounted drugs to cash payers.
Drinking coffee could boost your chances of a longer life, research shows, even for those who consume as many as eight cups a day.
American Well is raising over $300 million for telemedicine, and Philips is a new investor
Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease for children under 15 years old in the US. Here are the states hit hardest, according to research by US News & World report.
The strain of E. coli bacteria that contaminated romaine lettuce and was tied to the deaths of five people was found in a tainted irrigation canal in Arizona, the New York Times reports.