The breakthrough sickle cell treatment is the first approved therapy based on CRISPR, the gene editing tool that won its inventors the Nobel Prize in 2020.
One of the nation's largest pharmacy chains is planning to overhaul the way it reimburses its pharmacies for prescriptions as the industry works to provide greater clarity on drug pricing.
Nurses at Seattle Children’s Hospital say they are terrified of going into work due to the fear of injury or worse on the job.
Healthcare systems in Washington are strained to a breaking point, and the squeeze got tighter in Snohomish County.
The receptor, called CD95, could improve the effectiveness of immune-based therapies.
More than 3,700 babies were born with congenital syphilis in 2022 — 10 times more than a decade ago and a 32% increase from 2021.
Consumers should stop using 26 over-the-counter eye drop products over the potential risk of eye infections that could lead to vision loss, the FDA said.
Over 2,000 pharmacy staff members have allegedly agreed to walk out this week to protest working conditions at pharmacies around the U.S.
The move will impact certain common oral cough and cold products. It comes after an FDA advisory panel determined that a main active ingredient doesn't work.
Amazon says customers will be able to choose from more than 500 medications, a list that includes common treatments for conditions like the flu or pneumonia.
Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers in Washington on Friday voted to authorize a strike if they don't reach a deal by the end of October.
Virginia Mason nurses spent Tuesday morning on the picket lines, demanding protections against workplace safety and staffing.
Nurses at Virginia Mason Hospital are picketing Tuesday morning as they demand better pay and better protections.
"It is concerning that, in some cases, people can simply go online and order these kinds of medications," researchers said.
The once-critical white COVID-19 vaccination cards are being phased out. Vaccines are not being distributed by the federal government anymore, so the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stopped printing new cards.
The bill would imprison parents for up to one month if they fail to get their children immunized against polio or eight other common diseases.
Picketing began Wednesday morning at Kaiser Permanente hospitals as some 75,000 health care workers go on strike in Virginia, California and three other states over wages and staffing shortages, marking the latest major labor unrest in the United States.
How the prices of these drugs could change is not yet known, but the participation clears the way for talks that could lower their costs in the coming years.
Heading into the 2023 flu season, the amoxicillin shortage in the U.S. has been in effect for nearly a year.
Urgent care clinics in Washington could come to a sudden halt, as MultiCare workers have authorized a strike that could start as soon as early October.