Latest from Lenny Bernstein

Leana Wen’s departure comes as the health care and reproductive rights group faces political and financial peril over its commitment to abortion services.

  • Jul 16, 2019

Older people enrolled in clinical trials of the controversial treatment will have their costs covered by the government insurance program

  • Jul 15, 2019

Oklahoma Judge Thad Balkman will decide whether the company must pay to clean up the state’s drug crisis, at a price tag that could reach $17.5 billion over 30 years.

  • Jul 15, 2019

A package of initiatives aims to prolong lives, offer alternatives to center-based hemodialysis and save money.

  • Jul 10, 2019

The administration plan aims to prolong lives, make more organs available and save billions.

  • Jul 10, 2019

A decision to expand coverage would thrust the government health insurance program into the long-standing debate about whether the practice is good medicine.

  • Jul 2, 2019

“You ain’t getting it,” one lawmaker responded when told the federal government believes it is “entitled” to a portion of the windfall.

  • Jun 27, 2019

Tens of millions of dollars will go toward helping the state abate an opioid epidemic that has killed thousands there.

  • Jun 24, 2019

The state has recouped $355 million in settlements from two drug companies, and billions more could be on the way. Everyone wants a piece of the pie.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Ambien and Provigil are widely used and safe, but should not be handed out indiscriminately, experts say.

  • Apr 25, 2018
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