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Drug Companies Want To Keep Consumers in the Dark
They celebrated a recent court ruling blocking the Trump administration’s attempt to have drug prices disclosed on TV adds, as well they should.
‘Maybe There’s Something in My Genes: I’m 104 Now’
Is it just the genes, though? A participant in the New England Centenarian Study says that an optimistic outlook may also hold the key to longevity.
Pharma Industry Just Keeps on Winning
Manufacturers’ lobbying efforts have allowed them to dodge or beat back every effort to increase regulatory oversight.
First-Ever State Regulation on Sepsis Tied to Lower Death Rates
NY Hospitals Required to Implement Protocols in Suspected Cases
Unlocking Cancer’s Chemo-Resistance
Presence of BOK Protein Key for Positive Treatment Response
First Contrast Agent for Cardiac MRI in Cases of Known/Suspected Heart Disease
Gadavist® Injection Use Enables Fast Assessment
Digital Inhaler Approved for Asthma Treatment
Patient Access to Inhaler Use Data Could Improve Asthma Management
CMS Considers Covering Acupuncture
The agency wants to see if presenting this alternative treatment for low back pain for Medicare patients will lessen opioid use.
Funding Needs To Be Approved for Special Diabetes Program
There’s too much riding on the SDP for Congress to drag its feet on reallocation.
Loneliness Dogs Today’s Young Adults
For all of their “connectedness,” young people have trouble making friends.
Remember the ACA? Biden Does, and He’s Sticking To It
The former vice president and present presidential candidate argues that Medicare for all is the wrong way to fix the health care system.
Health Plans Should Cover Medically Tailored Meals
Aside from the positive effect on outcomes and cost, it has the added benefit of being the morally right thing to do.
Physicians Are Not Exemplary Health Care Consumers
It’s difficult to find a consumer group more educated about health care than doctors, but a new working paper suggests they’re only a little better at choosing then the rest of us.
Many Employed Parents Forced To Enroll Their Children in Medicaid or CHIP
The increasing out-of-pocket costs for working parents gives them little choice but to try to obtain coverage by other means.
Harm Reduction Is an Ethical Approach to the Opioid Crisis
We have an obligation to help even those who seem intent on hurting themselves.
U.S. Infant and Maternal Mortality Rates: Shamefully (and Unnecessarily) Bad and Getting Worse
A Mismatch Made in America
‘What if we become the change we want to see’?
High Administrative Costs and Low Enrollment Led To the Demise of Startup Insurer Crystal Run
Anthem’s push to have physicians take on two-sided risk lands at South Bend Clinic
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