Medicine

Sanders and Cummings probe greedy drug makers

WASHINGTON — As a part of their investigation into recent drug price increases, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt), and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) sent a letter to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., requesting information about the escalating prices the company has been charging for two drugs it…

Hat trick for New Jersey health care

 by Elizabeth A. Ryan Our health care system has scored a hat trick of reduced mortality rates, fewer hospitalizations and reduced healthcare costs, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. That’s great news for…