The University of Houston College of Medicine has received a $3 million gift that will fund one year's worth of tuition for its inaugural class, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, North Carolina, and Texas.
FDA is launching efforts intended to increase competition in the biosimilar drug market as a way to bring down prices, and the White House Office of Management and Budget is reviewing a proposed rule that would change federal regulations regarding rebates drugmakers pay to pharmacy benefit managers.
Last month, two studies published in the journal Nature raised concerns about the potential for the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR to increase the risk of cancer, but some experts say those concerns may be overblown.
A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's decision to halt the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments, in response to a request from state attorneys general (AGs) to put the suit on hold.
Some illicit drug users are relying on the heart rate monitors built into Fitbits, Apple Watches, and other wearable devices as "an early warning system" for overdose symptoms—but experts say the devices can lure drug users into a false sense of security, Christina Farr reports for CNBC.
Have you ever shared an amazing-sounding "fact" about health or the human body, only to be embarrassed later when you learn that that fact was either unsupported or wrong? To help, we've dug into four of the most common inaccurate health myths and brought you the science behind them. (And remember, even if you don't believe these myths, your patients probably do!)
The White House Office of Management and Budget is reviewing rules that could restart $10.4 billion in Affordable Care Act risk-adjustment payments to exchange insurers and expand U.S. residents' access to short-term health plans.
New York State Nurses Association on Wednesday announced New York City had agreed to pay $20.8 million to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit that argued work done by city-employed RNs and midwives should qualify as a "physically taxing" job.