Since 2003, the percentage of women filling prescriptions for drugs like Ritalin has increased nearly fivefold in some age groups.
A group of large hospital systems plans to create a nonprofit generic drug company to battle shortages and high prices.
Alex M. Azar II, President Trump’s nominee for health secretary, told senators that he was wary of proposals for Medicare to negotiate drug prices.
A federal judge in Ohio will oversee at least 189 of the cases filed by local governments against companies that make or distribute prescription opioids
Decimated by addiction, its heritage at risk, the Cherokee Nation is trying to sue pharmacies and distributors. But it may be blocked from doing so.
The National Academy of Sciences called on the federal government to make drastic policy changes to bring down the cost of prescription medicines.