Latest from Carolyn Y. Johnson

Patients and doctors think “breakthrough” drugs must be highly effective, but the evidence for these experimental treatments is thin.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Ochsner Medical Center’s remote monitoring program is gaining popularity.

  • Jul 11, 2018

President Trump's administration tried to weaken a pro-breast-feeding resolution. But breast-feeding advocates said that the incident is a throwback to a time when the U.S. government defied the world to protect the infant-formula industry.

  • Jul 9, 2018

Amazon will acquire PillPack, an online pharmacy company.

  • Jun 28, 2018

"Voluntary, massive” drug price cuts likely wouldn't solve the problem, even if they happened.

  • Jun 26, 2018

The surgeon and best-selling author says he will use role to incubate better models of health care.

  • Jun 20, 2018

The opioid crisis helped IV Tylenol grow into a $300 million-a-year drug. But pills that costs pennies might work just as well.

  • Jun 19, 2018

Federal prosecutors say she and her former chief operating officer defrauded doctors, patients and investors at a firm once valued at $9 billion.

  • Jun 15, 2018

People who took multiple prescriptions that carried the side effect were more likely to be depressed.

  • Jun 12, 2018

A new health care legal battle over Obamacare

  • Jun 8, 2018
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