Category: Political News

21st Century Cures Act Fails to Address Off-Label Marketing

The House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act, sending it to the Senate. Lawmakers eliminated a provision addressing the "off-label" marketing debate raging between the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry.

/ November 30, 2016

Trump Taps Obamacare Critic as Health Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Price, a healthcare expert and fierce critic of Obamacare, as his Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary.

/ November 30, 2016

Saudi Arabia Warns Trump Not to Block Oil Imports

Saudi Arabia is cautioning President-elect Donald Trump against carrying out a threat to cut off all U.S. purchases of the kingdom's oil reserves.

/ November 18, 2016

China to Block iPhone Sales if Trump Declares Trade War

China has threatened to stop buying American goods, including automobiles and the popular Apple iPhone, if president-elect Donald Trump delivers on a campaign promise to impose massive tariffs on the country's imports.

/ November 15, 2016

For Better or Worse: How a Trump Presidency Will Change the World

The stunning victory of Donald Trump as president and a Republican-controlled Congress will usher in sweeping changes to national policy and transform America’s position on the global stage. Here are five things the president-elect hopes to accomplish during his first...

/ November 10, 2016

Does Trump Victory Mean the End of Obamacare?

Donald Trump has vowed for months to repeal the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, if elected. Now that he has secured the nomination, the question is whether he’ll be able to completely repeal the law in the event...

/ November 9, 2016

Clinton Outpaces Rivals in Big Pharma Donations

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has received more campaign contributions from drug companies than every other candidate in the 2016 field combined, even as she declares herself one of the industry’s toughest critics.

/ October 19, 2016

Study Finds Big Jump in Trampoline Park Injuries

Trampoline injury rates have risen sharply in recent years as indoor trampoline parks have skyrocketed in popularity.

/ August 2, 2016

Monsanto Supports Centralizing Roundup Lawsuits in MDL

With nearly two dozen Roundup lawsuits now filed, Monsanto has asked a panel of federal judges to centralize the litigation in one court.

/ August 1, 2016

Hillary Clinton Clinches Democratic Presidential Nomination

Here's a breakdown of Tuesday's presidential primary election results.

/ June 8, 2016