Health Care

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations, boosted by higher sales of cancer and other prescription drugs, despite multimillion-dollar legal problems from talc and opioids.

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told CNBC he isn’t convinced that vaping nicotine is carcinogenic, calling out a study that pointed toward the opposite conclusion.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill to lower prescription drug prices would save Medicare $345 billion over 10 years, according to a preliminary analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

A House panel is requesting a slew of documents from Reynolds after the company ignored the committee’s request to stop advertising its e-cigarettes.

The acting head of the Food and Drug Administration inspected two international mail centers this week to examine U.S. efforts to seize foreign shipments of illicit vaping products, fentanyl and other drugs, the agency said Tuesday.

Eric Chemi reports on how some young baseball prospects are looking to improve their skills by using a high tech vision test.

Meg Tirrell reports on the surprise verdict by the jury where Johnson & Johnson was slapped with $8 billion in punitive damages.

The chance that Altria writes down the value of its $12.8 billion investment in Juul has “increased materially” amid uncertainty around the e-cigarette industry, Fitch credit analysts say.

Fitbit shares rose briefly Wednesday after the company announced it would shift its manufacturing operations outside of China to avoid tariffs.

Kroger and Walgreens are joining Walmart and other retailers in discontinuing the sale of electronic cigarettes.

Individuals with high-deductible health insurance can save money in a health savings account, contributing up to $3,550 for self-only coverage or $7,100 in family plans in 2020.

One of the many wild medical pursuits in Silicon Valley is the effort to slow down the aging process. Sajad Zalzala is trying to make it a reality.

President Donald Trump is expected to issue an executive order Thursday making changes to the Medicare program to “protect” Americans from Democratic health-care proposals senior administration officials say would “destroy” coverage for seniors.

For people turning 65 next year, the lineup of Medicare supplemental insurance policies — aka, Medigap plans — will look somewhat different.

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers about potentially serious cybersecurity flaws in some medical devices that could allow hackers to take control of them remotely.