Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images This picture taken on April 5, 2019 shows a nurse preparing the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Haverstraw,...
I was recently asked to visualize the size and shape of my laptop, which I've had for more than a year, while shopping for a replacement part. As usual, my mind's eye was completely blank. "I think it's purple, or maybe pink?" I bumbled to the Apple Store clerk,...
Catalent said on Monday it would buy privately held gene therapy-focused Paragon Bioservices in an all-cash deal for $1.2 billion, helping the drug developer expand its capabilities to make specialized and costly treatments. Paragon, backed by private-equity firms Camden Partners and NewSpring Capital, focuses on...
UnitedHealth reported a first-quarter profit above estimates and raised its 2019 earnings forecast, driven by strength in its pharmacy benefit management business and higher enrollment for its health plans. The largest U.S. health insurer's shares rose 2% to $235 in pre-market trading. ...
Shannon Stapleton | Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference declaring a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn in response to a measles outbreak, requiring...
In 2018, the number of high school students using tobacco products increased by about 38%, the CDC found in its annual National Youth Tobacco Survey. The agency blamed the increase on e-cigarettes. Use of the products by high school students surged nearly 78%. In response,...
Luke MacGregor | Bloomberg | Getty Images David Limp, senior vice president of devices at Amazon, in 2016. If you want to schedule a doctor's appointment or check on the status of a...
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday ordered Boston Scientific and Coloplast to stop selling surgical mesh used for some pelvic operations. The agency said the companies "have not demonstrated a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices." The companies have 10 days to submit their plans...
There's now one stop for all your vitamins: including A, B and CBD. The Vitamin Shoppe started stocking its shelves with oral CBD soft gels this week and will start selling CBD drops by the end of the month. It's one of the first major national retailers to sell...
The chief operating officer and general counsel of MedMen Enterprises have both resigned amid a broader employee shakeup at the American marijuana retailer. Chief Operating Officer Ben Cook and General Counsel Lisa Sergi Trager — who also served on the company's board — have quit, a source familiar with...