• FDA panel favors easing safety limits on Avandia

    By Associated Press Posted: June 6, 2013 – 5:00 pm ET Federal health experts are recommending changes to safety restrictions on former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, in light of a new analysis suggesting that the drug may not increase the risk of heart attack as much as previously thought. A majority on a Food and Drug… Read more »

  • Baucus sees insurance exchange ‘train wreck’ ahead

    By Rich Daly Modern Healthcare Posted: April 17, 2013 – 1:45 pm ET The primary author of the 2010 healthcare overhaul is worried that the health insurance exchanges planned for launch this year are headed for a “train wreck.” Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the Finance Committee, said Tuesday that the lack of details provided… Read more »