Health Issues

Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

Aug 12, 2018

Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California

Icahn warns Cigna investors on Express Scripts deal

Aug 7, 2018

Icahn warns Cigna shareholders of inherent dangers in buying pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts

Rite Aid cuts fiscal 2019 forecast with buyout vote looming

Aug 6, 2018

Rite Aid chopped its full-year profit forecast three days before its shareholders vote on whether to approve the sale of the company

Insurance companies approach Trump health plans cautiously

Aug 6, 2018

Insurance companies not as 'wild' about Trump's new health care options as president boasts

Slow rollout, more fine print with Trump health care options

Aug 5, 2018

Trump says insurers "going wild" over new coverage options; some in the industry beg to differ

1st year of Nevada marijuana sales smokes expectations

Aug 3, 2018

Medical marijuana patients insist they were better off before recreational use became legal in Nevada last July, and tourists still have no place to smoke it legally, but otherwise the state's first year of adult-use pot sales has exceeded expectations

Reports: Oregon has pot oversupply, Colorado hits the mark

Aug 3, 2018

Two of the first states to broadly legalize marijuana took different approaches to regulation that left Oregon with a vast oversupply and Colorado with a well-balanced market

Dems will try forcing Senate vote against Trump health plan

Aug 2, 2018

Democrats will try forcing a campaign-season Senate vote on overturning President Donald Trump's rule allowing insurers to sell cheaper, skimpier coverage

The Latest: Short-term health plans cheaper but cover less

Aug 2, 2018

The Trump administration's new regulation expanding short-term health insurance plans contains what amounts to a legal life preserver in case a key feature is struck down by a court

Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

Aug 1, 2018

No guarantees that existing medical conditions will be covered in Trump short-term health plans


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