| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:12 PM
The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable for many Marylanders, according to a new survey.
The landmark law that was supposed to make insurance available to hundreds of thousands of people without coverage is costing Marylanders so much more in...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Advocates for programs spending state dollars on stem cell research or investment in technology companies were nervous about what Gov. Larry Hogan's budget would hold for them, given warnings of "strong medicine" to cure fiscal woes.
But after Hogan's...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. said Monday that its new, all-pill hepatitis C combo treatment has been approved for patients in the 28 European Union member countries.
The company said the European Commission granted marketing authorization for the combination...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:00 PM
A Northbrook company said it has won fast-track status for approval of a drug that could become the first in the United States to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal muscle disease found most often in boys.
Privately held Marathon Pharmaceuticals...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:16 PM
CVS Health announced Monday that it plans to make Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C drugs the exclusive option for most of its consumers starting Wednesday.
The announcement comes two weeks after Express Scripts, the nation's largest manager of prescription...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:07 PM
North Chicago-based AbbVie issued a strong outlook for 2015 on Thursday after the markets closed.
The biopharmaceutical company that was spun off from Abbott Laboratories expects earnings per share between $3.99 and $4.19 in 2015.
The company said...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:20 AM
Express Scripts, which handles prescription-drug benefits for millions of people nationwide, is dropping coverage for 66 brand-name drugs in January in an effort to keep costs down. Rival CVS Health is dropping 95 drugs from its own list of covered drugs....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Walgreens Boots Alliance unveiled a new logo Friday, a sphere meant to look like a globe that is a corporate departure from the red W that has been a fixture at its U.S. drugstores for years.
The logo for the Walgreens stores is not changing, the...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The company at the center of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilized in India has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 11:15 AM
AbbVie has substantially cut the price of its newly approved hepatitis C drug to win an exclusive deal with Express Scripts, the nation's largest manager of prescription drug benefits, the companies said Monday.
Starting Jan. 1, Express Scripts will stop...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Gilead Sciences Inc., already under fire for the high costs of its hepatitis C drugs, took another hit Monday when the nation's largest manager of pharmacy benefits struck an exclusive deal with a rival drugmaker.
Express Scripts Holding Co. said Monday...