Did Landmark Laws From Congress Enable High Drug Prices?Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but if Congress is looking for culprits, it might want to look in the mirror.
Unhappy Target Customers Want Old Pill Bottles BackAfter CVS began operating Target's pharmacies earlier this year, distraught customers have been asking for a return of the retailer's red prescription bottles, which came with color-coded rings and labels on the top.
Mylan CEO Infuriates Lawmakers At Hearing On EpiPen CostsMylan CEO Heather Bresch infuriated lawmakers as she tried to explain steep cost increases of her company's life-saving EpiPens.
Mylan CEO Set To Defend EpiPen Prices Amid OutcryThe head of pharmaceutical company Mylan is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens, signaling the company has no plans to lower prices despite a public outcry and questions from skeptical lawmakers.
Mylan Launching Generic Version Of EpiPenMylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism continued to mount over the price of its injectable medicine.
More Doctors Prescribing Exercise, Not MedicationDoctors treating chronic health problems are increasingly prescribing exercise for their patients, and encouraging them to think of physical activity -- not pharmaceutical drugs -- as their new medication.
3 Ways To Ease Your PainOne in five people in the world are in pain at any given time. Are you struggling? Peter Bedard, author of "Convergence Healing," shares his simple tips for managing and even releasing your chronic pain.
Long A Niche, Street Medicine For Homeless Heads MainstreamThey're house calls without the house. North Texas healthcare workers are among those practicing "street medicine," a tiny health care niche that advocates predict will become more mainstream as hospitals and health care systems seek to cut costs.
Nat'l Institutes Of Health Taking 1st Steps In Precision Medicine ProjectThe Obama administration is moving ahead with a major project to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventive care to people's genes, environment and lifestyle.
Effort To Curb Antibiotic Overuse Amid Flu & Cold SeasonIt's cold season, and the miserable continue to trudge in seeking antibiotics. But, doctors overprescribe antibiotics for respiratory infections even though most are caused by viruses that drugs cannot help.
Who's Too Old For Major Treatment? Age Not Always A BarrierVery old age is no longer an automatic barrier for aggressive therapies, from cancer care like the former President Jimmy Carter has received, to major heart procedures, joint replacements and even some organ transplants.
Drug Prices Top Americans' List Of Health Care ConcernsAmericans from across the political spectrum are worried about the cost of prescription drugs for serious diseases, following weeks of news coverage about companies hiking prices for critical medicines.