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  • Biotech selloff could be harbinger Of further decline

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Biotechnology stocks suffered their worst day since October 2011 on Friday, raising questions among investors whether the sector is finally running out of momentum. The selloff started early, following news that U.S. lawmakers have...
  • U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price

    U.S. lawmakers ask Gilead to justify hepatitis C drug's $84,000 price
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company Thursday, Rep....
  • Obamacare countdown: What you need to know about the March 31 deadline

    Obamacare countdown: What you need to know about the March 31 deadline
    The buzzer is about to sound on Obamacare enrollment. Less than two weeks are left to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the federal law that went into effect this year. It requires that most Americans have health insurance...
  • Rocco "Rocky" J. Mongelli June 21, 1929 - March 10, 2014

    Rocco "Rocky" J. Mongelli  June 21, 1929 - March 10, 2014
    Rocco Mongelli, known by family and friends as “Rocky,” passed on Monday, March 10, at 11:30 am. Rocky was the son of Joseph and Antonia Mongelli, the spouse of Julia Mongelli, and the father of Antoinette (Greg Critser), Madeline (Doug...
  • Letters: Paying big bucks to Big Pharma

    Re "Prices of new drugs tough to take," March 10 I understand the necessity for drug companies to recoup research and development costs. But in regard to a medication that can cure hepatitis C, a spokesman for the maker of one drug that costs about $1,...
  • Website glitch slows Obamacare enrollment in California

    Website glitch slows Obamacare enrollment in California
    Enrollment in Obamacare coverage slowed last month in California, hurt by a recent website outage. New federal data show 868,936 Californians signed up for health insurance in the state's exchange through March 1. But that's a modest gain of about 40,...
  • Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers

    Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers
    A pair of new drugs to treat hepatitis C offer a cure for millions of Americans afflicted with the disease — but at a potentially staggering cost to taxpayers and health plans. Until now, therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of...
  • Highland Park officials weigh medical marijuana rules

    Highland Park officials weigh medical marijuana rules
    As would-be vendors of medical marijuana scour Lake County for possible locations, Highland Park's Route 41 corridor could become a desirable area, city planning officials said at a recent meeting. Officials said that in nearby communities like Highwood...
  • Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died

    Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died
    The number of Americans who are infected with hepatitis C is falling, but that’s probably because more people who have been sickened by the virus are dying as a result, government researchers reported Monday. After analyzing data from thousands of...
  • Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS

    CAIRO — An Egyptian army doctor's recent announcement that the country's military had developed devices that could detect HIV and cure AIDS and hepatitis C has caused a furor of disbelief rather than praise. The physician, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim...
  • Virginia legislature addresses "specialty tier" pricing for chronic diseases

    Virginia legislature addresses "specialty tier" pricing for chronic diseases
    Del. Jeion Ward, D-Hampton, knows the importance of being able to get the drugs necessary to keep a chronic illness stable. Now 60, the 10-year veteran of the legislature was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 40. She's dependent on a prescription...
  • Medical marijuana amendment reaches signature count

    Medical marijuana amendment reaches signature count
    A ballot question that would legalize medical marijuana has collected enough valid signatures to go before voters later this year, the state Division of Elections said Friday. But the measure still must pass muster with the state Supreme Court before it...