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January 18, 2022

US Judge Bars Martin Shkreli From Drug Industry, Orders $64.6 Mln Payment US Judge Bars Martin Shkreli From Drug Industry, Orders $64.6 Mln Payment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday barred Martin Shkreli from the pharmaceutical industry for life and ordered him to pay $64.6 million after he […]
December 1, 2021

Celebrity Surgeon Dr Oz Announces Run for Senate Seat Celebrity Surgeon Dr Oz Announces Run for Senate Seat

Dr Mehmet Oz Seeking a new direction in his career, celebrity physician Mehmet Oz, MD, is looking to transition from TV host to becoming a player […]
September 22, 2021

Financial Incentives Can Be Effective in Increasing Clinical Trial Participation Financial Incentives Can Be Effective in Increasing Clinical Trial Participation

(Reuters Health) – Offering potential clinical trial participants money to sign up may be an effective way to boost enrollment, a new study suggests. An analysis […]
September 10, 2021

After 9/11, One Student’s Mission Became Healthcare for All Disaster Victims After 9/11, One Student’s Mission Became Healthcare for All Disaster Victims

NEW YORK (Reuters) – On September 11, 2001, Lila Nordstrom was taking an architecture class on the 10th floor of Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan, […]
September 10, 2021

US Government to Tackle Medicare Drug Payments to Try to Cut Costs US Government to Tackle Medicare Drug Payments to Try to Cut Costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration on Thursday unveiled its promised initiative aimed at cutting drug prices, saying it will test new ways to reduce […]
August 3, 2021

Abbott Labs to Pay $160 Mln Over Kickbacks, False Diabetes Claims to Medicare Abbott Labs to Pay $160 Mln Over Kickbacks, False Diabetes Claims to Medicare

(Reuters) – Abbott Laboratories will pay $160 million to resolve claims that two of its units submitted false claims to Medicare by providing kickbacks to diabetes […]
July 22, 2021

State AGs Urge Support for Landmark $26 Bln Opioid Settlement State AGs Urge Support for Landmark $26 Bln Opioid Settlement

(Reuters) – A group of state attorneys general unveiled on Wednesday a landmark $26 billion settlement with large drug companies for allegedly fueling the deadly nationwide […]
July 22, 2021

Healthcare-Related Conflicts of Interest Common Among US Lawmakers Healthcare-Related Conflicts of Interest Common Among US Lawmakers

(Reuters Health) – More than one-third of U.S. members of Congress have held investments in the healthcare industry in recent years, including members who serve on […]
May 26, 2021

Doctor/Spy: How MDs Get Involved in Espionage Doctor/Spy: How MDs Get Involved in Espionage

Help wanted ad: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is looking for primary care specialists and psychiatrists “to keep our Nation safe,” a CIA online job ad […]
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