Health Care

Migraine sufferers have a new tool in their arsenal to fight the debilitating headaches with federal approval of Allergan’s first oral medication proven to ease migraine symptoms within two hours — even after they’ve started.

Biotech was one of the decade’s best bets as innovation fueled the discovery of treatments once thought beyond modern medicine.

Congress is poised to push through a massive spending bill this week. And politicians are using the opportunity to help fix the pensions and health-care benefits for one group of workers: coal miners.

Bertha Coombs reports for us about Washington’s latest push to try to lower drug prices by issuing a proposed rule that would allow some medications to be imported from Canada.

More teens are regularly using marijuana by vaping rather than smoking, even as mysterious lung illness claims young lives across the United States, according to a study released Wednesday.

Hospitals, many of which are increasingly in dire financial straits, are weighing a lucrative new opportunity: Selling patient health information to tech companies.

Our Senior Personal Finance Correspondent, Sharon Epperson, joins us on the show and gives us her tips and pointers in battling medical debt.

Entrepreneur and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang released a health-care plan Monday morning that focuses on lowering costs and expanding coverage.

If history is any guide, the odds of finding agreement on major health-care legislation and regulations that don’t get passed before the New Year will fall off dramatically in 2020.

Doctors are starting to use TikTok to talk to teens and young adults about health issues that matter to them.

Dozens of needed drugs are in short supply and some say the problem is getting worse but the reason may surprise you. Meg Tirrell has more for us.

Joining us on the show to talk more about the shortages of drugs for needed patients is Dr. Andrew Hantel, Oncologist at Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning consumers to check the labels of romaine lettuce and salad mixes they plan to serve at Thanksgiving dinner, worrying that an E. coli outbreak that has made 67 people sick across 19 states could get worse over the holiday.

There are reports that federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into opioid makers and they plan to go after them the same way they go after drug deals. Meg Tirrell has more for us.

Cancer patients have a higher risk of dying from heart disease and stroke with 10% of all cancer patients dying from cardiovascular problems, not cancer, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal.