Medical Devices News
How Clinton and Trump's Health Plans Would Affect Costs and the Uninsured
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are proposing fundamentally different approaches to health care reform, and their proposals would have dramatically different effects for the uninsured, out-of-pocket costs, and the federal deficit, according to a new analysis by the RAND Corporation, a non-partisan
Epipen CEO in the Hot Seat on Capitol Hill
Mylan CEO Heather Bresch will testify before the House Oversight Committee about the price hikes on the lifesaving device.
Inside the Star Trek Mission New York Convention
ABC News' Michael Rothman takes us inside the special Star Trek event celebrating this show's 50th anniversary.
Generic EpiPen Could Still Be Costly for Families
The pharmaceutical company criticized for increasing the price of the EpiPen announced today that it will create a generic version of the emergency allergy treatment that will cost about $300 for a pack of two injectors and will be available within a few weeks. Mylan Pharmaceuticals ' EpiPen, by
EpiPen Users Have Few Options for Generic or Alternate Drugs
The rising cost of EpiPens has led many to wonder whether there are cheaper options available on the market. The drug ephinephrine has been around for decades, but the EpiPen, which is made by Mylan, has become the go-to epinephrine auto injector for many people in the U.S. There are multiple
Dad, Daughter Decorate Diabetes Device for Swim Team Spirit
Claire Engler, 11, has worn both an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device nearly her entire life to help manage the type 1 diabetes she was diagnosed with at age 2. When the sixth-grader had a swim meet recently with her local Charlottesville, Virginia, team, she and her dad
Investing in the Habits of Old and Young
For decades, investors have been focused on companies that market intensively to the baby boom generation – people born in the nearly two decades after World War II. This kind of demographic investing, as it’s called, has become ingrained in the DNA of American markets. Just Google “baby boomer
Meet the 87 Year Old Genius Inventor Credited with Saving Millions of Lives
ABC News' Alex Mallin meets Robert Fischell, the author of more than 200 patents ranging from life-saving medical devices to a bowl for keeping cereal crispy.
Formerly Conjoined Sisters Celebrate 1st Birthday Before Leaving Hospital
A pair of formerly conjoined sisters celebrated their first birthday this week before finally getting to leave the hospital for the first time. Scarlett and Ximena Hernandez-Torres were born connected at the waist, sharing a colon and bladder -- a 1 in 50 million chance -- according to the Driscoll