Health Issues

S&P 500 index has its best weekly gain since early March

May 11, 2018

Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly higher as the market closed out its biggest weekly gain since March. Health care stocks led the gains.

In taking on high drug prices, Trump faces a complex nemesis

May 11, 2018

President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promises to bring down the prices Americans pay for prescriptions

Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

May 10, 2018

Survey finds that nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors say they've recently recommended medical marijuana to patients

Vermont Gov. to study whether to sign drug importation bill

May 9, 2018

Vermont's Republican Gov. Phil Scott says he's going to study a bill that would set up a system to allow the state to import prescription drugs from Canada before deciding whether he will sign it

Valeant, a new business model and now, a new name

May 8, 2018

A new business model and now, a new name for Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Democrats using 2017 'Obamacare' vote as political weapon

May 4, 2018

Democrats are using last year's Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare as a campaign weapon

Small businesses grapple with maze of conflicting pot laws

May 2, 2018

With unemployment low and pot legalization spreading, what's a small business to do?

More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

May 2, 2018

With more businesses desperate to hire, pot smoking is no longer a deal breaker for many

Trump's longtime doctor describes 'raid' to obtain records

May 2, 2018

White House defends as routine a decision last year to take Trump's medical records from the New York office of his longtime physician

White House defends taking records from Trump's former doc

May 1, 2018

The White House says President Donald Trump's former bodyguard did nothing out of the ordinary when he took possession of the president's medical records


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