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Melody Petersen

Melody Petersen covers biotechnology for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she wrote about the pharmaceutical industry for the New York Times. She won a Loeb award for reporting about a power company at the San Jose Mercury News. She has also written for the Orange County Register and the Philadelphia Inquirer. She’s the author of Our Daily Meds, a book about the drug industry. She’s a former certified public accountant and grew up on an Iowa farm.
Verity Health may sell St. Vincent and its other hospitals

Non-profit Verity Health System is considering selling one or more of its six California hospitals because of financial pressures. Just a year ago, Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong bought a majority stake in the hospitals, which have struggled for years.

Pacientes demandan a la farmacéutica Gilead por haber retrasado intencionalmente una medicina más segura contra el VIH

La demanda señala que los pacientes con VIH sufrieron hasta una década de "toxicidad acumulada en riñones y huesos".

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