Local lawmakers have the right to refuse -- but businesses, poor residents and political careers may suffer as a result.
Johnson & Johnson's popular pain reliever has been found to reduce 'existential angst' -- that is, if you're watching 'Eraserhead' or pondering prostitutes' bail amounts.
A proposal to raise the federal cigarette tax would increase the per-pack rate to $1.95. Too expensive for you?
One early estimate puts the price for mending the people hurt in the marathon attack at more than $9 million.
With only one dispensary for the entire state, patients must wait up to seven months for relief. That could soon change.
When physicians are aware of laboratory pricing, they order fewer diagnostic tests and seek less expensive alternatives, says a new study.
They're grappling with whether to continue offering employee health insurance -- and many are saying they won't.
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