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Pfizer fined for hiking epilepsy drug price 2,600 pct in UK

Pfizer fined for hiking epilepsy drug price 2,600 pct in UK

Britain's Competition and Markets Authority have fined U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and its distributor Flynn Pharma $112.7 million for increasing the cost of an epilepsy drug by 2,600 percent overnight
Updated: 3 hours ago
Study: 'Obamacare' repeal-only would make 30M uninsured

Study: 'Obamacare' repeal-only would make 30M uninsured

A new study says the Republican plan to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured
Updated: 5 hours ago

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission members to be named

Members of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission are to be announced
Published: 12/07/16

Knox Medical authorized to distribute medical pot in Florida

Knox Medical is the fourth organization to receive authorization to distribute low-THC medical marijuana in the state of Florida
Published: 12/06/16

Republicans drop bills to cut municipal retiree health care

Republicans who control the Michigan House are abandoning legislation to make municipal retirees pay more for their health care and eliminate medical insurance in retirement for new hires
Published: 12/06/16

Verizon to add 300 full-time jobs at Huntsville call center

Verizon says it plans to hire up to 300 full-time employees throughout 2017 at its Huntsville call center
Published: 12/06/16
Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach

Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach

For many couples, soaring prices for prescription medicines for impotence and other problems have made sex unaffordable
Published: 12/05/16
Updated: 12/06/16
Goals missed on obesity, food poisoning, despite gov't push

Goals missed on obesity, food poisoning, despite gov't push

Progress in the U.S. against obesity, food poisoning, and infections spread in hospitals has been uneven and disappointing, despite dedicated efforts by the CDC during the Obama administration to focus on these health threats
Published: 12/05/16

Elections results for Marsy's Law have been certified

The state Board of Canvassers has certified the results of a constitutional initiative that establishes rights for crime victims
Published: 12/05/16

Correction: Medical Marijuana-New York story

Correction: Medical Marijuana-New York story
Published: 12/05/16