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To Save On Drug Costs, Insurer Wants To Steer You To ‘Preferred’ Pharmacies

One of California’s largest insurers has proposed a change in the benefits of commercial plans next year that would require consumers to pay more for...
drug prices

Trump, Dems Look For Common Ground On Drug Prices

For years, congressional Democrats have tried to pass legislation to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices for millions of beneficiaries. Now, they believe they...
Dr. Joel Funari performs some 300 tooth extractions annually at his private practice in Devon, Pa. He's part of a group of dentists reassessing opioid prescribing guidelines in the state.

Dentists Work To Ease Patients’ Pain With Fewer Opioids

Firsts can be life-changing — think about your first kiss, your first time behind the wheel of a car. But what about the first...
ALS patients and their families rallied for expanded access to experimental drugs in Washington, D.C. on May 11, 2015.

‘Right To Try’ Laws Expose Dying Patients To Exploitation, Ethicists Warn

In the past three years, 33 U.S. states have passed laws aimed at helping dying people get easier access to experimental treatments. Supporters say...
HIV - affected children participating in a rally in Mumbai

India Runs Out Of Life-saving HIV Drug For Children

Desperate over withdrawal of a life saving drug, children living with HIV (CLHIV) have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for help. The letter, written...
painkillers

Painkillers Without Dangerous Side Effects

Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered a new way of developing painkillers. The team of researchers used computational simulation to analyze interactions...
Making Multiple Drugs

Making Multiple Drugs In One Factory Risks Scary Side Effect Of Shortages

A shift toward making multiple drugs under one roof is sparking concern about what happens when a facility suddenly shuts down because of a...
pfizer

Patient Advocacy Groups Rake In Donations From Pharma

High-profile advocacy groups for patients with cancer, Alzheimer’s, HIV and other diseases almost always accept funding from pharmaceutical firms, and many fail to report...
Epipen

Instead Of Trashing A $600 EpiPen, Some Patients Get A Refill

The concern over soaring prescription drug prices continues to dominate headlines, attracting scrutiny from Capitol Hill and President Donald Trump, who said during a...
Emflaza

Emflaza: 5 Reasons Why An $89,000 Drug Has Congress Fuming

The latest flashpoint in the ongoing debate over high drug prices is Emflaza, an $89,000-a-year drug that treats Duchenne muscular dystrophy. People who have been...