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FILE PHOTO: Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana

A big drugmaker is backing away from a plan to triple the price of a lifesaving cancer drug after facing a public backlash

After receiving backlash for hiking up the price for an updated version of a life-saving cancer, biopharmaceutical company Pharmacyclics will re-offer the older version at the original price
Vice President Mike Pence laughs as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a baseball bat as they attend a Made in America product showcase event at the White House in Washington, U.S.

Wall Street’s whispering that Trump may take a hammer to one of healthcare’s most lucrative businesses

Analysts all over Wall Street think President Trump may make priority of dismantling pharmacy benefit manager rebate system in his speech about controlling healthcare costs on Friday.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama.

Obamacare premiums are still soaring — and Trump may be making things ‘materially worse’

Obamacare premiums in Virginia and Maryland are set to skyrocket next year and part of the blame is on President Donald Trump. "Continuing actions on the part of the administration to systematically undermine the market and make it almost impossible to carry out the mission," one insurance CEO said.
Tom Price and Donald Trump

Trump’s former top health official just broke with him on the GOP’s biggest move to undercut Obamacare

Former HHS Secretary Tom Price said that the GOP's repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate would increase costs for average Americans. This is the opposite of the standard Republican view and contradicts Price's own statements from 2017.

An app that links you to a therapist by text has plans for a major expansion — starting with prescribing drugs

Talkspace is bringing on psychiatrists to prescribe medications to patients through the app. It's also announcing a round of new partnerships, including giving brothers in the 9,000-member fraternity Delta Tau Delta free access to the platform.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Healthcare experts are skeptical about Amazon, JPMorgan, and Berkshire Hathaway’s new venture

Of the 300 healthcare professionals, large employers, investors, and academics surveyed by venture capital firm Venrock, 73% thought that the JPMorgan, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway health initiative is going to take a lot longer than expected and face a lot of challenges.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama

Democrats, health groups say Trump’s new insurance plan could undermine Obamacare and drive up healthcare costs for sick Americans

The expansion of short-term health insurance plans could undermine patient protections and increase sick Americans' costs according to Democrats, health groups.
These healthcare jobs all have median base salaries of at least $225,000.

The 15 highest-paid doctors, according to LinkedIn

Medicine pays well. LinkedIn calculated which healthcare professionals rake in the most money.
An employee displays MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria strain inside a petri dish containing agar jelly for bacterial culture in a microbiological laboratory in Berlin March 1, 2008

Over 220 cases of ‘nightmare bacteria’ were found in the US last year — here’s why that’s so terrifying

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are spreading rapidly across the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.