White House scraps key plan to lower U.S. drug prices; may target drugmakers

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy aimed at health... Read more »

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes

(Reuters) – Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business... Read more »

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of... Read more »

U.S. appeals court to take up constitutionality of Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The future of Obamacare could be at stake on Tuesday when a coalition of Democratic-led states and House of Representatives urge a federal appeals court... Read more »

U.S. judge halts rule requiring drug prices in TV ads

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs... Read more »

Stevie Wonder tells London concert he will have a kidney transplant

FILE PHOTO: Stevie Wonder performs at the funeral service for the late singer Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File... Read more »

Syrians return to their home city by Lebanese border in state-organized trip

QUSAYR, Syria/AMMAN (Reuters) – Qusayr, a once bustling commercial hub in western Syria, has not seen any fighting since government troops, with the help of Lebanon’s powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah... Read more »

Weed ban means no Rocky Mountain high for Canada’s Calgary Stampede

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s Calgary Stampede, known as the country’s biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis in the first year that legislators made... Read more »

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 mln in private funding

JERUSALEM, July 1 (Reuters) – Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round... Read more »

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion

FILE PHOTO – A imaging table inside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019.... Read more »