Utah sends employees to Mexico for lower prescription prices

SALT LAKE CITY — Ann Lovell had never owned a passport before last year. Now, the 62-year-old teacher is a frequent flier, traveling every few months ...
15:56 9 February 2022

California could be 1st state to sell own prescription drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal that Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thu...
19:15 9 January 2022

Pakistan study blames HIV outbreak in kids on bad healthcare

ISLAMABAD — A group of Pakistani doctors blames a recent outbreak of HIV among children in a southern city on poor healthcare practices such as using ...
5:04 20 December 2021

North America trade pact deals rare setback to Big Pharma

A revamped North American trade deal nearing passage in Congress gives both the White House and Democrats a chance to claim victory and offers farmers...
17:43 19 December 2021

In surprise decision, US approves muscular dystrophy drug

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators approved a second drug for a debilitating form of muscular dystrophy, a surprise decision after the medication was...
21:19 13 December 2021

US report: Prescription drug prices down slightly last year

WASHINGTON — Prices for prescription drugs edged down by 1% last year, a rare result driven by declines for generics and slow, low growth in the cost ...
21:02 5 December 2021

Study: For babies born with HIV, start treatment right away

WASHINGTON — When babies are born with HIV, starting treatment within hours to days is better than waiting even the few weeks to months that’s the nor...
19:04 27 November 2021

Sorry, wrong number: Statistical benchmark comes under fire

NEW YORK — Earlier this fall Dr. Scott Solomon presented the results of a huge heart drug study to an audience of fellow cardiologists in Paris.
20:41 12 November 2021