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...
Another 222 cases have been diagnosed elsewhere in New York state, mostly in a predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Rockland County, northwest of Manhattan. The New York outbreaks are part of a larger resurgence of measles across the country, with at least 555 cases confirmed...
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...
Starting this summer, you'll be able to talk to a therapist through Amazon Alexa. For the many people who struggle with anxiety and depression, it's a huge challenge to find an affordable therapist. Now, a growing group of apps, including Talkspace and The Difference, are looking to solve...
Prior to 2018, start-ups could not compete against big tech companies' notoriously high salaries and other benefits designed to retain talent. That has changed, according to conversations with half a dozen start-up execs in the health and education space. "We're definitely getting...
Johnson & Johnson's mounting legal costs ate into its first-quarter profits, which dropped 14% as it fights thousands of lawsuits over its talc baby powder and shelled out almost $400 million to settle 25,000 cases over its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto. Still, the health company on Tuesday reported better-than-expected...
Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images A nurse preparing the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York. U.S. health officials confirmed 71...
Where and how you get your prescription can make a difference in how much you'll pay. It can take some homework to figure to find the best deal, but it's worth it. An in-network pharmacy is usually the best bet. Your pharmacy benefit plan's mail-order...
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. ...
The indictments come as some 1,600 cases against the biggest opioid manufacturers in the country are being consolidated and transferred before U.S. Judge Dan Aaron Polster of the Northern District of Ohio. The companies are being accused by numerous counties, cities, states and Native American tribes of downplaying...