Healthcare

Lack of access to affordable healthcare puts millions of people at risk in America. Complex pricing strategies and patent laws can lead to disproportionate costs for vulnerable members of society.



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Amazon says almost 20,000 of its frontline workers have had Covid-19.

American employers continue to cut jobs at rates that dwarf the pace of layoffs in past decades, ev…

1 month, 3 weeks

AstraZeneca, Under Fire for Vaccine Safety, Releases Trial Blueprints

Experts are concerned that the company has not been more forthcoming about two participants who bec…

2 months

U.S., European COVID-19 vaccine developers pledge to uphold testing rigour

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nine leading U.S. and European vaccine developers pledged on Tuesday to uphol…

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Some Vaccine Makers Say They Plan to Profit From Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna, which is receiving $483 million from the U.S. government, told lawmakers it would not sell…

4 months

Walmart, Kroger will start requiring customers in US stores to wear masks

Walmart will require customers at all of its US stores to wear masks beginning next week, becoming …

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Hero Pay Raises Disappear for Many Essential Workers

Several retailers have ended the pay raises and bonuses they gave to employees as an appreciation f…

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Drugmakers Test New Ways to Pay for Six-Figure Treatments

Drugmakers are experimenting with new ways to get paid for their most expensive medicines, as resis…

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Inside Google’s Quest for Millions of Medical Records

PALO ALTO, Calif.-Roughly a year ago, Google offered health-data company Cerner Corp. an unusually …

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Drug Prices Climb by 5.8% on Average, Less Than Last Year

Pharmaceutical companies started 2020 by raising the prices of hundreds of drugs an average of 5.8%…

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Coca-Cola internal documents reveal efforts to sell to teens, despite obesity crisis

Coca-Cola has sponsored the Olympic Games since 1928, the longest-standing brand partner and one th…

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