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USDA's plan to relocate research agencies to the Midwest unleashes a brain drain

Jul 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
Two critical federal research agencies are being gutted after workers refused to relocate to the...
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Johnson & Johnson faces a crucial hearing Monday over thousands of talc baby powder lawsuits

Jul 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
A U.S. judge presiding over multidistrict litigation alleging J&J's talc baby powder causes ovarian cancer starts hearing from experts...
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FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping

Jul 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-cigarette...
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The world's busiest airport is about to ban smoking as places to light up get harder to find

Jul 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will snuff out its smoking lounges on Jan. 2, 2020. Places for smokers to light up inside airports are becoming harder to...
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This health investor shadowed Jeff Bezos and worked for Bill Gates — here's what he learned

Jul 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
Peter Neupert worked for Microsoft and Amazon-backed , where he got to know Jeff Bezos. He now advises...
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Cardon Children's Medical Center

Judge denies J&J's request to transfer 2,400 talc lawsuits to federal court

Jul 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
The lawsuits allege J&J's talc-based baby powder contained asbestos and caused ovarian and other...
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Amazon threatens to sue major pharmacy player if it prevents PillPack from tapping patient drug data

Jul 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
Amazon's PillPack was informed this week that it will soon be cut off from patient medication data, according to people familiar with the...
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Binge Watching TV is Worse for the Heart Than a Desk Job

Jul 20, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study links TV watching, but not seated work, to increased risk for heart attack and...
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To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep

Jul 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midnight oil to get ahead is the worst way for employees to think and...
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IQOS boosts Philip Morris International's quarterly profit, revenue. Stock jumps

Jul 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Philip Morris International beats second-quarter earnings and revenue estimates and hikes its full-year forecast as its new tobacco products...
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Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew

Jul 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to...
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Banner Health Children

House backs repeal of Obamacare's unpopular 'Cadillac tax' in rare bipartisan vote

Jul 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
The "'Cadillac tax," set to go into effect in 2022, is unpopular with both Republicans and Democrats, who say it punishes the middle...
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Curaleaf expands to Midwest with Grassroots acquisition as more states legalize recreational pot

Jul 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Curaleaf Executive Chairman Boris Jordan said the deal fills out Curaleaf's U.S. footprint, adding the next frontier is...
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UnitedHealth's Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent

Jul 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Optum's new partnership with John Muir Health aims at helping the small Northern California hospital operator become more...
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J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits

Jul 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and...
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Johnson & Johnson falls despite 42% profit spike amid talc, opioid litigation fears

Jul 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Johnson & Johnson shares fell 1% Tuesday despite the company posting a 42% profit spike amid concerns about lawsuits the company faces regarding its talc-based baby powder and its alleged role in the opioid...
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FDA 'stands ready' to accelerate review of e-cigarettes

Jul 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
The Food and Drug Administration "stands ready" to start reviewing e-cigarettes amid a teen vaping "epidemic," acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Monday in a...
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology'

Jul 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette...
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Top strategist says it's time to buy health care, the worst-performing sector this year

Jul 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Investors should look to buy health-care stocks because concerns about "Medicare for All" have been priced in, says longtime bull Julian...
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Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia

Jul 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Many Asian countries have made headlines for strict punishments for cannabis, but some are nevertheless softening their...
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