Rising drug prices and the Hillary nomination

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Here's something that should disappoint anyone who likes to think of himself or herself as a fair-minded person. One June 1 Pfizer, the world's... Read more

Having surgery in a doctor’s office? Make sure this life-saving drug is available

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Although the public’s attention to healthcare stories has been focused lately on the untimely death of Prince from an opioid overdose... Read more

If Philly taxes diet soda, will we get healthier?

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Taxing diet soda, as some Philadelphia City Council members are suggesting, may well have a sweet pay-off for things like education, libraries... Read more

Births to teen moms continue declining

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The teenage birth rate fell to an all-time low in 2015, according to a study released Thursday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and... Read more

Support the patent system that saves lives

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Editor's Note: Mark Elliot is executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Intellectual Property Center. Elliot submitted... Read more

More kids are getting concussions younger

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Are we underestimating how many children get concussions? And is it happening to more children at younger ages than previously thought? Yes... Read more

Everything you need to know about sex and heart attacks

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When it comes to medical advice about sex and the heart, it is a man's world. Titles of scholarly articles are filled with double entendre... Read more

Can there be a good pharma?

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A post here a few weeks ago reviewed Professor Donald Light's findings on the pharmaceutical industry. In meticulous detail, Professor Light... Read more