Dispensed: The inside story of the Twitter outrage against CVS, a new marijuana breathalyzer, and a buzzy pharmacy startup

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Top health-tech leaders say many founders in healthcare get tripped up trying to 'reinvent the wheel.' Here's how you can avoid that pitfall.

Business Insider has selected the30 leaders under 40 who are working to transform US healthcare. Thelist includes scientists, doctors, and entrepreneurs fighting to make US…

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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders just slammed the Swiss drug giant Novartis over a new controversy swirling around the world’s most expensive drug

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are among a group of five senators who slammed Novartis’s AveXis for submitting manipulated data to the FDA ahead of…

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Using apps to treat diseases could be the future of healthcare. The first chief digital officer at pharma giant Sanofi told us his strategy for navigating the promises and pitfalls.

French drugmakerSanofi recently appointed Chief Medical OfficerAmeet Nathwani as its chief digital officer. The pharma industry is increasingly hiring chief digital officers as it seeks…

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The man running a new $100 million venture fund at UnityPoint Health told us how he plans to pick healthcare startups to invest in

The health system UnityPoint Health just launched a $100 million venture fund. Matthew Warrens, managing director of innovation at UnityPoint, spoke with Business Insider about…

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Bernie Sanders slams ‘polite f-u’ letters sent by generic drug companies as 'clearly illegal' and calls for an investigation

Business Insider reported exclusively last week that generic drug companies’ lawyers allegedly coordinated to send”‘polite f-u’ letters” in response to lawmakers’ inquiries about the spiking…

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Trading intel with rivals and searching for 'dirt': Inside the secret communications that allegedly show how big drug companies plotted for years to increase the price of your medicines

Attorneys general for 44 states recently brought anew lawsuit against the world’s largest generic drugmaker, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, and 19 other generic drugmakers, alleging that…

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The CEO of pharmaceutical giant Merck is a Harvard-trained lawyer, and he shares what attorneys need to do to be 'treated as the wise people in the room' again

Lawyers today face a lot of pressure to specialize in a particular area of law. That emphasis comes at a price for the profession,Merck CEO…

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The CEO of a company that cares for 369,000 elderly Americans went to a country facing a 'demographic time bomb,' and what he saw could be a lesson for the US

Amedisys CEO Paul Kusserow runs a business that provides home care and hospice care, mainly for elderly people in the US. As the US population…

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Bernie Sander’s ‘Medicare For All’ Would Cost $32.6 Trillion, Study Projects

Bernie Sander’s proposed single-payer national healthcare program is projected to cost the federal government $32.6 trillion over the next 10 years, requiring historic tax increases.…

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Pharmaceutical companies are backing away from a growing threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

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Surveillance That Can See Through Walls: MIT Develops ‘RF-Pose,’ Which Can Identify And Track People

RF-Pose can detect a person’s identity and actions, effectively giving people the power to “see through” walls. Researchers at MIT have developed a new technology,…

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