FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks about proposed reforms to Medicare Part B drug pricing policies at the Brookings Institute in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
January 31, 2019 - 7:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Thursday unveiled a plan to channel now-hidden prescription drug rebates directly to patients, saying it would bypass middlemen and lower prices for consumers. The proposed regulation from Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar would eliminate...
Read More
Lynne Adkins
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Get those nickels ready, because sending out those Valentine's Day cards just got slightly more expensive. A first class stamp will now run you 55 cents, according to Ray Daiutolo Sr., a spokesman for the United State Postal Service in Philadelphia and South Jersey...
Read More
The cans, bottles and newspapers you toss in your curbside recycle bin wind up being sorted by human beings.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The economics of curbside recycling are changing, and industry representatives say there's a cost to doing it incorrectly. You might not realize it, but the cans, bottles and newspapers you toss in your curbside recycle bin wind up being sorted by human beings along a...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2010 file photo, auto worker Brenda Hedland takes a picture of the first Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan to come off the assembly line at a ceremony inside the GM factory in Lordstown, Ohio.
AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File
January 03, 2019 - 7:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Sales of new vehicles in the U.S. rose slightly in 2018, defying predictions and highlighting a strong economy. Automakers reported an increase of 0.3 percent over a year ago to 17.27 million vehicles. The increase came despite rising interest rates, a volatile stock market, and...
Read More
FILE- In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at the Express Scripts mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J.
AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File
October 15, 2018 - 10:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry's main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials,...
Read More