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Proteus makes 'smart pills' embedded with sensors that tell your doctor when you've taken your medication. It announced a clinical trial in cancer on Thursday.

A Silicon Valley company just launched ‘smart’ cancer pills that track you with tiny sensors stamped into your medications

A digital medicine company called Proteus makes 'smart pills' embedded with sensors that tell your doctor when you've taken your medication. The pills also track activity levels.

Denver could become the first US city to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms

In Denver, a campaign trying to decriminalize hallucinogenic mushrooms has gathered enough signatures to place a measure on the ballot.

A drug that works differently from all existing depression drugs just got a big boost

Sage's new antidepressant may be called a "blockbuster" for good reason: it appears to be the first to differ significantly from 35 years worth of treatments.
"While that was on the severe end of trashed, we regularly walk in to tons of wet toilet seat covers and toilet paper on the floor ... sometimes on the walls," Jamie told Business Insider.

Starbucks’ plan to add needle-disposal boxes to certain bathrooms is a brilliant business decision

Starbucks is ultimately making the right decision to protect workers and help customers.
Pharmaceutical companies still have increases planned for January of next year, in spite of President Donald Trump recently shaming Pfizer and others for price hikes.

Trump may have shamed Pfizer for increasing drug prices, but that isn’t stopping drugmakers from doing more of the same

Pharmaceutical companies are increasing drug price again this month, and they could be even larger than usual.
A stock photo of crystal meth.

Police in New Orleans falsely said local crystal meth was infected with Zika virus to trick people into turning themselves in

Officers in Harahan, a suburb of New Orleans, offered on Facebook to "check" doses of the drug. Zika cannot be transmitted by meth.
Brooke, one of the undercover inmates on "60 Days In."

‘It is just hell’: 7 regular people who spent 2 months undercover at an Arizona jail were horrified by the disturbing reality of life behi...

"Being in jail is a nightmare. It is just hell," one of the undercover inmates on season five of "60 Days In" told Business Insider.

Trump just signed a law that could spark a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-linked CBD industry

The newly-signed US Farm Bill legalizes hemp, a plant almost identical to marijuana and a prime source of the highly touted wellness ingredient CBD.
The pain reliever Advil is one of the well-known brands that Pfizer is spinning off as part of a new collaboration with fellow drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline.

Two huge drugmakers are spinning off iconic brands like Advil, ChapStick and Emergen-C with nearly $13 billion in sales — and it’s part of...

The products involved in the deal are familiar pharmacy names, but they also have lower margins than other medicines.

A fresh crop of promising drugs is poised to change the way depression is treated for the first time in decades. Here are the ones to watch in 2019.

Researchers are on the hunt for better drugs to treat depression, a leading cause of disability worldwide. Promising options include ketamine and psilocybin.