CVS Pharmacy has pulled Zantac and other ranitidine products to treat heartburn, including CVS’ own brand, from its shelves following recalls and risks that the products contain probable human carcinogens.

More major companies continue to jump on the problem of healthcare affordability, with the latest pilot launched by Sam’s Club, a membership-only warehouse retailer owned by Walmart.

General surgery in robotics is taking off, and its advantages are helping doctors perform more procedures and reduce risks, according to a profile in The New Yorker.

With healthcare being in high demand, some professionals in the field are earning top dollar, according to a recent ranking from Glassdoor. In fact, healthcare jobs were among the highest-paying jobs in 2019, with physicians earning a median base salary of $193,415.

Retail giant Walmart is adding education benefit programs to prepare its workforce for “the next generation of healthcare jobs,” the company announced.

David Jones, former CEO of Humana and one of the founders of the health insurer, died Sept. 18, according to Courier Journal. He was 88, the outlet reported.

Technology giant Apple has announced three new medical studies it will be involved in with major names in the healthcare space, including leading academic and research institutions.

CVS Health announced a $2 million contribution to an existing $50 million campaign to end e-cigarette use, known as vaping, among teenagers. The announcement comes at a time when hundreds of lung disease injuries linked to vaping have appeared in dozens of states.

Health insurance giant and care services provider Humana has joined the Consumer Technology Association, marking the first time a payer has joined the association.

An executive who jumped ship from CVS Health to join Amazon’s online pharmacy business PillPack will not be allowed to take on his new role, according to a U.S. District Court judge who ruled the move violated a noncompete agreement.

Patients are looking for more online resources when it comes to healthcare, and there are plenty of marketing pitfalls for healthcare companies to fall in.

With the Trump administration increasing efforts to force healthcare stakeholders to publish drug and care services prices online and in TV ads, will the initiatives actually do anything to lower costs?