Health

White House kills drug rebate rule

HHS Secretary Alex Azar warned in April that any policy that fails to address drug rebates “will simply not get list prices down.” | Alex Wong/Getty Images The Trump administration has withdrawn its sweeping proposal…




Juul arms to fight sweeping e-cig ban on its home turf

Juul, the country’s dominant e-cigarette maker, has its headquarters by the San Francisco Bay — on city property, no less. | Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images Health Care Juul defiantly announced its purchase two weeks ago of…


Trump aims to shake up kidney care market

Adrian Perez undergoes dialysis at a DaVita Kidney Care clinic in Sacramento, California in 2018. About 30 million Americans suffer from some form of kidney disease, which was the nation’s ninth leading cause of death…





Trump administration agrees to delay conscience rule

The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called “conscience” rule is challenged in a California…