Hours after landing in New York on Saturday, a doctor at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic was forced to leave the country based on an executive order issued by President Donald Trump that bans visitors from seven predominantly Muslim...
After hearing from a company whose CEO was a campaign contributor, a congressional aide to Donald Trump's HHS nominee repeatedly pushed a federal health agency to remove a critical drug study from its website.
This week, Congress is expected to consider a bill promoting biomedical research and innovation that would also weaken requirements on pharmaceutical and medical device companies to disclose certain payments to doctors.
Forty-one health providers prescribed more than $5 million in drugs in 2011. Last year, that jumped to 514. "The trends in this space are troubling and don't show any signs of abating," a federal official said.
An investigative series of reports reveals that government agencies are unwilling, or unable, to accurately track the problem and that the medical community too often keeps it from public view, suggests ProPublica.
Two new reports show maternal deaths and severe complications rose as the state slashed funding for family planning, but researchers and state officials say more information is needed to understand the trend.