Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, halted worldwide distribution of its generic version of the popular heartburn medication Zantac after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found traces of a possible carcinogen in it.
Two New York residents and two from New Jersey have been indicted in what authorities say was a $99 million fraud scheme involving pharmacies in both states.
The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 - the first increase in nearly a decade after coverage had significantly increased under President Barack Obama's health care law.
A ban on most abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won't take effect as scheduled in Missouri.
Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an abortion dispute with the Trump administration.
Planned Parenthood says it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting participants from referring patients for abortions.
Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.
A young infant born with a severe heart defect is being hailed as a miracle baby as she is set to celebrate her first birthday just months after being taken off life support with few prospects of survival.
Planned Parenthood says it will leave the federal family planning program by Monday unless a court puts a hold on Trump administration rules that bar clinics from referring women for abortions.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a new law Tuesday requiring insurance companies to cover the cost of EpiPen injectors for children with severe allergies.
A United Kingdom mother is warning other new parents after her 11-month-old son, Oliver, developed sepsis that led to the removal of all four of his limbs — including one she claims self-amputated when his diaper was being changed.
It was an emotional moment Thursday at a rehab hospital in suburban Chicago where groundbreaking new technology helps a 15-year-old cancer survivor guide his wheelchair using just his eye.
The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada, weakening a longstanding ban that had stood as a top priority for the politically powerful pharmaceutical industry.
Starting Thursday, terminally ill patients will have the option to end their lives in the state of New Jersey.
Doctors say they worry about the growing influence insurers have over patient care.
Two veteran senators - a Republican and a Democrat - unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs serving seniors and low-income people.
Residents of The Pines at Voorhees Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center are being allowed to return Sunday evening after they were forced to leave, due a breakdown of the HVAC system.
Center City Philadelphia was the scene Sunday of more protests over the impending closure of Hahnemann University Hospital.
The Pennsylvania Health Department is adding anxiety disorders and Tourette's syndrome to the list of conditions that can qualify people to obtain legal medical marijuana.
Selena Gray delivered a healthy baby girl named Serenity on June 26, but she spent the next few days in turmoil instead of celebration as confounded doctors tried over and over again to remove the epidural that had knotted around her spine during labor, lodging dangerously in her back.