The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner on Human Rights in Geneva sent a letter to the U.S. State Department voicing concerns about repealing the Affordable Care Act.
CVS Pharmacy announced on Wednesday that it would be stripping certain toxic ingredients from its personal care products. It’s the latest manufacturer to acknowledge the push from consumers, advocacy groups and state agencies for companies to be more responsible in what they put in their care products.
American insurance companies and drug companies can raise prices because they have the power to do so. Competition is limited, at best. Regulation is limited, at best. So what can we do?
Federal investigators have agreed to a $35 million settlement with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals over the company’s alleged negligence in distributing opioid pain medications. But the punishment didn’t fit what many call Mallinckrodt’s egregious crimes, and one lawmaker called the settlement “chump change.”
While the EPA regulates the dangers of asbestos, continued education and preparation help workers avoid exposure to the toxic substance.
After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city’s water crisis. But they didn’t explain why it took a huge lawsuit and more than a year of political wrangling to come up with a fix.
Politicians are not succeeding in their quest to reduce healthcare costs. Instead they are shifting healthcare costs and taxes between American demographic groups.
President Donald Trump is living up to his campaign promises with a preliminary budget that puts heavy focus on defense funding and cuts back support for other things like science, health and education. The impact of these cuts will echo through the economy.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.
Novo Nordisk and CVS Health announced a new savings program that will offer immediate discounts on several medications, included much-needed insulin brands.
The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.
San Diego startup Veyo is using future-tech tools like big data and predictive software to deliver low-cost, non-emergency medical transportation for the economically disadvantaged.
Proponents say paid family leave helps reduce turnover and costs for both employees and the business. Companies like Yum! Brands are taking that to heart with new family leave policies. And so are legislators who, backed by a coalition of business and social advocacy organizations, are calling for a revised federal family leave act.