Senate Democrats introduce bill to allow government to block drug price rises

FILE PHOTO: Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged on a table in a photo illustration shot September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow the government to … Continue reading Senate Democrats introduce bill to allow government to block drug price rises

Special Report: J&J knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. Darlene Coker is shown on a kitchen table full of many personal pictures of her family life in California, U.S. August 15, 2018. Picture taken August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the delicate membrane surrounding her lungs and other organs. She knew it was as rare as it was deadly, a signature of exposure to asbestos. And she knew it afflicted mostly men who inhaled asbestos dust in mines and industries such as shipbuilding that used the … Continue reading Special Report: J&J knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder