Across the U.S., over 700 doctors were paid more than a million dollars by drug and medical-device companies since 2014

ProPublica has been tracking drug company spending on doctors since 2010. The news site just updated the database and found that companies are still paying private doctors huge sums for promotional talks and consulting.

Top Philly doctors make huge sums — through Big Pharma consulting side gigs

Nearly two-dozen area doctors, among them some of the region’s most prominent health-care leaders, received more than $1 million in industry payments over five years.

Top Philly doctors make huge sums — through Big Pharma consulting side gigs

Nearly two-dozen area doctors, among them some of the region’s most prominent health-care leaders, received more than $1 million in industry payments over five years.

CBD: Food, drug or supplement? Everybody is taking it, but is it safe?

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest thousands of acres of CBD-rich plants this year, state and federal officials have yet to agree on how CBD should be manufactured, tested and labeled to protect the public.

CBD: Food, drug or supplement? Everybody is taking it, but is it safe?

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest thousands of acres of CBD-rich plants this year, state and federal officials have yet to agree on how CBD should be manufactured, tested and labeled to protect the public.

Trump is pushing Medicare Advantage for its efficiency. But it’s not that simple.

President Trump is pushing Medicare Advantage as more efficient than traditional Medicare. Analysts say not so fast.

Trump is pushing Medicare Advantage for its efficiency. But it’s not that simple.

President Trump is pushing Medicare Advantage as more efficient than traditional Medicare. Analysts say not so fast.
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Pa. is in the grips of a medical marijuana drought. There are a few reasons to blame.

Dispensaries from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh can’t keep the most desired form of the plant — the dried flower, a.k.a. buds — in stock. Some have resorted to rationing.

Patient centered medical homes reduce healthcare costs for the developmentally disabled

Over the last year, Woods Services conducted a patient-centered medical home pilot program in partnership with Pennsylvania’s largest Medicaid insurer. The idea behind the program was to see whether they would reduce overall health care costs and improve health outcomes.

As wages stagnate, health costs escalate for Americans with employer-based insurance

Health costs for families covered by employer-sponsored health plans continue to rise, outpacing inflation and wages, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Surprise out-of-network hospital bills becoming more common, more expensive

A new study by Stanford researchers found that surprise out-of-network bills are becoming more common — and more expensive.

Help is on the way for Pennsylvanians who buy insurance through the marketplace l Opinion

In a time when bipartisanship is rare, the new online marketplace stands out as an example of good policy design that will reduce the cost of health insurance coverage for 400,000 Pennsylvanians.

N.J. blueberry farms house workers in storage sheds, pollute groundwater

Recent violations reveal a negligent farming practice that has been going on for years, maybe decades, at some of New Jersey’s 51 commercial blueberry farms.

Philadelphia family hit with surprise bill for dental anesthesia

A $2,500 dental anesthesia bill was a real kick in the teeth for a family that thought the procedure was covered by insurance.

Drug pricing reform in the U.S.: If Europeans paid more, would Americans pay less? | Opinion

The Trump administration seeks to lower US drug prices by focusing on other developed countries (think France) who, in the President’s opinion, are freeloading on American taxpayers and consumers.

These workers will pay thousands more for a hospital stay because Hahnemann is closing

When Philadelphia Academic Health System announced it was going to shut down Hahnemann University Hospital, workers were suddenly left without any tier 1 hospital options on their health insurance plan.

Should health-care policy be made by a show of hands? | Opinion

During the first two Democratic presidential candidate debates, NBC correspondent Lester Holt asked for a show-of-hands among the candidates who would support eliminating private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan.

Study: Health insurance from large companies is becoming increasingly unaffordable

As companies are strained by rising health-care costs, they are shifting more of the burden to their employees, who are finding that option unaffordable.

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