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Walmart, Home Depot adopt health insurer tactic in drug copay battle

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart (WMT.N) and Home Depot (HD.N), two of the top 10 U.S. employers, have embraced a health insurance strategy that punishes drugmakers for using discount cards to keep patients from switching or stopping their medications. FILE PHOTO: The Walmart logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New… Read More »

Keeping animals out of home key to improved nutrition

[CAPE TOWN] Keeping animals out of the home may improve childhood nutrition and reduce instances of stunting, according to a study undertaken in a Gambian village. The study analysed 230 children of Gambian staff living at the Medical Research Unit in rural Keneba between 1993 and 2009. The staff included scientists, physicians, laboratory technicians and support… Read More »