Health, Fitness & Food

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. Bill Clark | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday accused three major pharmaceutical companies of “coordinated obstruction” and “apparent efforts to stonewall” an investigation on generic drug prices launched in 2014. Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight, Elijah Cummings, D-Md., along with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,
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Tilray has begun shipping CBD to researchers at New York University to study alcohol and post-traumatic stress disorders, the Canadian pot company announced Thursday. It’s the second time it has received the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s approval to send the compound to U.S. scientists. The NYU researchers will test CBD in clinical trials aimed at treating alcohol
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Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Rudy
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BrianAJackson | iStock | Getty Images The U.K. government has announced £250 million ($303 million) in funding to create a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab that focuses on healthcare. The lab will, according to authorities, hope to improve cancer screening by speeding up test results; identify patients who are “most at risk” of heart disease
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Weight Watchers member and board member Oprah Winfrey shares her thoughts on the value of community at an intimate luncheon with winners of Weight Watchers Better Together Sweepstakes on Friday, March 23, 2018, in Santa Barbara, Calif. Matt Sayles | Invision for Weight Watchers | AP Images As stock slid Wednesday, Weight Watchers shares surged
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In this photo illustration, a container of Johnson’s baby powder made by Johnson and Johnson sits on a table in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A jury in Kentucky rejected claims that Johnson & Johnson‘s talc-based baby powder contained asbestos and caused mesothelioma, the company said in a statement, a win for
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Lord Jones CBD Beauty products. Source: Lord Jones Cronos is buying access to the CBD market in the U.S. by acquiring Redwood Holding Group, the company behind popular CBD beauty brand Lord Jones, for $300 million, the pot company announced Friday. Redwood operates mainly through its Lord Jones brand, which sells CBD-infused lotions, gummies, bath
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A researcher in a Bristol-Myers Squibb laboratory. The drugs — ipilimumab (brand name Yervoy) and nivolumab (Opdivo) — belong to a class called checkpoint inhibitors and are made by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Emile Wamsteker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bristol-Myers released mixed results on Wednesday from trials testing the survival benefit of its immunotherapy Opdivo in combination
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Cannabis buds at Glass House Farms in Carpinteria, California on October 2, 2018. Philip Cheung | The Washington Post | Getty Images U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry’s access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds
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