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  • Feds: Florida doctor gave cancer patients unapproved drugs

    A Florida oncologist was charged Thursday with giving cancer patients medications, included chemotherapy drugs, from other countries that were not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration. Federal health officials said patients at East Lake...
  • Feds: Tampa doctor gave cancer patients unapproved drugs

    Feds: Tampa doctor gave cancer patients unapproved drugs
    A Tampa oncologist was charged Thursday with giving cancer patients medications, included chemotherapy drugs, from other countries that were not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration. Federal health officials said patients at East Lake...
  • Utah health insurers request big rate hikes for 2016

    More than half a dozen health insurers in Utah say they need to raise rates on individual policies next year by 10 percent or more because of higher than expected care costs and other expenses. The proposed hikes affect plans offered through the...
  • Rite Aid says personal information, prescriptions stolen in Baltimore looting

    Rite Aid says personal information, prescriptions stolen in Baltimore looting
    As looted prescription drugs flood Baltimore streets, fueling a surge in violence, pharmacy chain Rite Aid warned customers Wednesday that their personal medical information could be on the streets, too. Store officials said the labels on...
  • Foster Farms to shift away from using antibiotics in its poultry

    Foster Farms to shift away from using antibiotics in its poultry
    California poultry giant Foster Farms has joined the flock of meat companies eschewing the use of antibiotics, pledging to eliminate all those used to combat infection in humans. The company's promise comes ahead of Tuesday's White House forum on the...
  • Walgreens spins infusion business into separate company

     Walgreens spins infusion business into separate company
    Walgreens Boots Alliance's home-infusion division has been relaunched as an independent company called Option Care, after the drugstore chain sold a majority stake in the business to a Chicago private equity firm. Walgreens unloaded the business soon...
  • Why the execution drug shortage won't go away in Florida or elsewhere

    Why the execution drug shortage won't go away in Florida or elsewhere
    In a few weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Glossip vs. Gross, which examines the use of the drug midazolam in lethal injection executions. The case comes on the heels of an infamously gruesome 2014, a year that saw botched executions in Ohio,...
  • Public Pays Thousands Per Patient For A 30-Day Supply Of Medical Cream

    Public Pays Thousands Per Patient For A 30-Day Supply Of Medical Cream
    Taxpayers have been charged thousands of dollars per patient for a 30-day supply of medicine such as a cream to treat joint pain or reduce scarring, under prescriptions filled for state employees or retirees. Co-payments were generally $20 or lower. In...
  • Grace Medical Home turns five

    Grace Medical Home turns five
    Grace Medical Home, a facility for the low-income working uninsured, turned 5 on Wednesday. Set in a modest one-story building in Orlando, the medical home has managed to bring together two competing hospitals, obtain a national Patient-Centered Medical...
  • Pricey Hep C Drug Sparks Debate About Impact On State Budget

    HARTFORD — Sovaldi is being hailed as breakthrough treatment for the more than 3 million Americans with hepatitis C. But while the pricey prescription pill has given new hope to patients, it has had a detrimental impact on the state budget. The...
  • California Supreme Court revives generic Cipro lawsuit

    The California Supreme Court on Thursday revived a class-action lawsuit that accuses German pharmaceutical giant Bayer of paying another drug company to delay introducing a generic version of a Bayer antibiotic. The practice is known as “pay to...