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House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday passed a suite of health care bills that tied shoring up the Affordable Care Act to lowering drug prices, as Democrats tried to hold Republicans to their campaign promises to secure coverage for pre-existing medical conditions and rein in the cost of prescription medicine. But Democratic leaders appeared to… Read More »

J&J analyst day tries to steer focus to drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire

Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson Adam Jeffery | CNBC Johnson & Johnson‘s pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at its annual meeting with analysts as the company tries to allay investors’ concerns over its talc-based baby powder. The New Brunswick, New Jersey, based health-care conglomerate makes a wide range of products, including… Read More »