Health Care

U.S. equities opened little changed on Friday, as Wall Street looked to book a week of solid gains led by energy stocks.

Trump’s American Patients First would lower list prices for prescription drugs and limit regulations.

If you enroll in Medicare without weighing your options, you could end up with unexpected health costs. Here’s how to avoid them.

As allergy season kicks into full swing, Meg Tirrell takes a look at what companies stand to benefit.

Opioid prescriptions are on the decline in the U.S., according to a new report from the Iqvia Institute. But experts say the number is still too high.

Allergan will not bid for Shire, according to sources close to the company.

The senators join the growing chorus of people calling on the Food and Drug Administration to help stop Juul’s popularity among kids and teens.

Meg Tirrell takes a look at the advancements Merck is making in treating lung cancer.

The medicines, which help unleash the immune system on cancer cells, were tested in patients with advanced lung cancer.

Mount Sinai in New York is among the first to explore a personalized vaccine to combat some of America’s deadliest cancers, including lung, breast, gynecological and bladder cancers.

The Food and Drug Administration is slapping more safety requirements on the permanent contraception device Essure, made by Bayer.

Walmart is exploring an acquisition of Pillpack, which manages prescription medications by packaging, organizing and delivering the meds. It has raised more than

Health savings accounts are often touted for their unrivaled tax benefits. These steps could help you reap even more benefits.

Meg Tirrell reports on the early phases of experimental flu vaccines in human trials.

A universal flu vaccine would protect against all strains of the virus and be durable for multiple years – if not a lifetime.