Amazon is already using that tactic in reverse, promoting the PillPack service to a targeted group of Prime subscribers. But Amazon can provide a whole lot more to PillPack than access to 100 million-plus Prime users. One effort underway involves large insurers, who could offer...
Up to 800 health centers have been approved to administer Johnson & Johnson's new ketamine-like depression drug, which was cleared for sale last month, and patients are already using it, the company said Tuesday. Spravato, or esketamine, won federal approval March 5 for treatment-resistant depression. It's similar to ketamine,...
Canadian company North recently released a $600 pair of smart glasses called Focals. The company, previously known as Thalmic Labs, raised money from backers including Amazon's Alexa Fund and Intel Capital in 2017. The basic idea is that they're glasses with a tiny projector in one of their arms....
A shop owner sells a pack of cigarettes to a customer in San Francisco.Getty ImagesA movement to raise the smoking age across the U.S. to 21 has an unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco.A dozen states and more than 450 local governments have already increased the minimum age to 21...
Almost 160 people across 10 states have been infected with the strain of E. coli spreading across the country in the latest outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. The outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O103, which began between March 1 and April 7, has sickened...
Dr. Vasant Narasimhan, CEO of Novartis, speaking at the Healthy Returns conference in New York City on May 21, 2019.Astrid Stawiarz | CNBCNovartis CEO Vas Narasimhan said Tuesday that cannabis is not a priority for the Swiss drugmaker despite its partnership with Canadian marijuana giant Tilray.Tilray is working...
"What we all need to remind folks of, that we're modeling in the future prospects of a recession — a recession that's more modest than 2007, but a little bit more intense than the 2001 recession," Newsom told reporters. He added that the current economic...
Pallets of Coke-Cola cans wait to the filled at a Coco-Cola bottling plant on February 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah.George Frey | Getty Images Coca-Cola struck agreements to fund health studies at several public universities that gave the beverage maker the ability to review and kill...
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...
Former President Jimmy Carter speaks to the congregation at Maranatha Baptist Church before teaching Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Georgia on April 28, 2019.paul Hennessey | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesFormer President Jimmy Carter was released from the hospital Thursday, three days after he broke his hip...