Health Care

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.

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has canceled all appearances and events until further notice following a procedure for an artery blockage.

Sales of e-cigarettes have decelerated over the past four weeks, led by a slowdown in demand for Juul products amid a mass of negative headlines and a spate of vaping-related illnesses, according to new Nielsen data.

Congress grilled CDC and FDA officials over two days of hearings on the vaping illness this week.

An outbreak of a mysterious lung disease worsened over the last week with 805 confirmed or probable cases, a 52% surge over the previous week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

Large employers predict the total cost of covering health insurance for workers and their families will hit an average of $15,375 in 2020, an increase of 5%, according to a survey by the National Business Group on Health.

General Motors has reinstated health care benefits for its 48,000 workers who are on strike as contract talks with the United Auto Workers come closer to a tentative deal that would end the work stoppage, which is now in its 11th day.

Joining us on the show to discuss about the potential future of the e-cigarette industry and how likely it will be regulated is former FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb.

As continued pressure is impacting the e-cigarette industry, a tenth death connected to vaping was reported on Wednesday. We’re now seeing a shake-up in the major e-cigarette companies. Rahel Solomon has more for us.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she still hopes to work with President Donald Trump on a bill to lower prescription drug prices even after launching a formal impeachment inquiry the day before.

The vaping industry is at a critical juncture right now as e-cigarette companies face an onslaught of regulatory and public backlash amid a deadly outbreak of a vaping lung illness and soaring rates of teen use, Howard Willard, CEO of tobacco giant Altria, said Wednesday.

Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul, according to WSJ.

Walmart is adding seven health-related bachelor’s degrees and two career diplomas to its college perks program, where employees pay just $1 a day for an education, the company announced Tuesday.