The cost for a drug used in treating complications in cancer and AIDS cases spikes by 5,000 percent (from $13.50 a pill to $750.00; also, Volkswagen stock plunges and the IRS would like to teach Coca-Cola to sing to the tune of $3 billion in back taxes.
Comedian Jon Stewart traveled to Capitol Hill to lobby Congress for an extension on healthcare benefits for 70,000 emergency workers involved in the 9/11 cleanup.
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 27,520 Dodge Darts worldwide because the small cars' transmissions can unexpectedly shift into neutral.
Blacks make up more than 13 percent of the U.S. population, but only 4 percent of the nation's doctors. Dr. Damon Tweedy's new book, "Black Man in a White Coat," looks at how that gap harms black patients.
A federal judge cleared the way for a legal challenge by congressional Republicans to President Obama's health care law to proceed.
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold.
Americans stepped up their home-buying for a third straight month in July, as sales accelerated to the strongest pace in eight years.
Some 61 million adults in this country are at risk for vision loss, but only half saw an eye doctor in the last year.
The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new car sales during the recession.
IBM says it will pay $1 billion to acquire medical imaging and software company Merge Healthcare, part of an effort to boost the health care capabilities of Watson, its cognitive computing system.