Tag Archives: Consumers

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) logo is seen on top of GSK Asia House in Singapore, March 21,… Read More »

CMS continues to investigate information breach of more than 90,000 Healthcare.gov consumers

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services is continuing to work with law enforcement to investigate a breach of Healthcare.gov discovered on October 16 that could have affected 93,689 consumers, an increase from the 75,000 originally estimated, CMS said Tuesday. CMS has notified individuals whose personal information was exposed. THE IMPACT In a November 7… Read More »

Consumers Want Help With Health: Can Healthcare Providers Supply That Demand?

Among people who have health insurance, managing the costs of their medical care doesn’t rank as a top frustration. Instead, attending to health and wellbeing, staying true to an exercise regime, maintaining good nutrition, and managing stress top U.S. consumers’ frustrations — above managing the costs of care not covered by insurance. And maintaining good… Read More »