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Healthcare prices rose but use fell across US from 2012-16

Dive Brief: Healthcare prices vary widely depending on U.S. location, according to a new interactive report from the Health Care Cost Institute. Despite huge variations between cities and towns, one trend held true: Over the four-year period, the average area saw healthcare prices rise 13% and utilization drop by 17%. Metropolitan areas with high use tended to… Read More »

Shkreli's jail-cell business dealings draw scrutiny from the feds: WSJ

Martin Shkreli may have landed himself in more trouble with the law—and bought a longer prison sentence in the process. After the Wall Street Journal reported last week that the “pharma bro” is running a biotech company from prison, federal officials are getting involved.   The Bureau of Prisons has struck up an investigation, the newspaper reported. And if… Read More »