Health Care

The proposal is slated to be introduced next week, Politico reported, citing four people with knowledge of the plan. It’s a key piece of President Donald Trump’s blueprint to lower drug prices, which the administration unveiled in May.

Guardant Health CEO Helmy Eltoukhy told CNBC on Thursday the company’s liquid biopsy, Guardant360, is a “big game changer” when it comes to the detection of cancer.

The average deductible for a worker in an employer health plan this year is $1,573, up 4.5 percent from $1,505 in 2017, according to new data from the 2018 Kaiser Family Foundation employer health benefits survey.

Walgreens Boots Alliance said it has reached an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, resolving an investigation into disclosures made by two former executives.

Many tend to underestimate the complexity of Medicare and all the available options.

The FDA is considering restricting e-cigarette manufacturers from selling flavored nicotine liquid or making the products undergo an agency review.

Walgreens will purchase files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores across 10 Southeast states.

We’re asking investors, doctors and other medical professionals about what drives them nuts — and what they’d do to change it. Here’s what Alphabet’s Krishna Yeshwant thinks.

Ketamine is an emerging as a way to treat depression, but it appears to act like an opioid — and it may carry similar risks, Stanford researchers found.

Sen. John McCain’s death Saturday once again sheds light on this devastating illness and the need to find a cure.

So much for a glass of wine a day for your health’s sake — all alcohol consumption is damaging, according to a report from The Lancet medical journal.

Facing a national shortage of EpiPens, the Food and Drug Administration is extending the expiration dates of certain lots of the life-saving allergy drug by four months.

The life-saving allergy medicine has had manufacturing disruptions since May, but allergy sufferers and caregivers may find it especially hard to find now, as parents try to stock up to send their kids back to school.

While nearly two-thirds of large employers still contract with a dedicated pharmacy benefit management firm to handle their drug costs, they’ve lost faith with the PBM rebate model, a new survey finds.

Rep. Francis Rooney, a Republican, just signed on to the FAIR Drug Pricing Act, a bill that requires basic transparency for pharmaceutical companies that drastically spike the price of a drug.