Juuling craze – Sale of e-cigarettes skyrocket among youth

Juuling sales are way up for youth.

Medicare Advantage plan provider to pay $270M in false claims

A Medicare Advantage plan provider agreed to pay $270 million to resolve its False Claims Act liability for providing inaccurate information that caused Medicare Advantage Plans

U.S. Challenges World to Intensify Global Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

The U.S. charges pharmaceutical and health insurance companies, food animal producers and purchasers, medical professionals, government health officials, and other leaders from around the world to work together to address antibiotic resistance.

New FDA-Approved Cannabis Pharmaceutical Placed in Controlled Substances Act

The Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced this week that Epidiolex, the newly approved medication by the Food & Drug Administration...

Doctor sentenced to more than 11 Years in prison for $8.9 million Medicare fraud...

A doctor was sentenced to 135 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $8.9 million in fraudulent Medicare claims.

Newborn syphilis cases more than double in four years, reaching 20-year high

Cases were reported in 37 states – primarily Western and Southern states.

CDC: U.S. fertility rates at an all-time low

American's birthrates are on the decline.

VA researchers working on 3D-printed artificial lung for treatment of Veterans with lung disease

In the near term, the device could be used as a temporary measure — a bridge to help patients waiting lung transplant or an aid for Veterans with recovering lungs.

Death Rates Up for 5 of the 12 Leading Causes of Death

Between 2000 and 2016, death rates for five of the 12 leading causes of death increased: unintentional injuries, Alzheimer’s disease, suicide, chronic liver disease, and septicemia.