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How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer

Jul 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same...
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Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million)....
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Trump’s Aborted Drug Price Rule Spares ‘Middlemen’ And The Drug Industry

Jul 12, 2019 , Forbes
The Trump administration only months ago said eliminating drug rebates would go a long way to reducing the cost of prescription drugs that the government buys for millions of...
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Baltimore Is Ground Zero For Failing War Against Drugs, City’s Attorney Tells U.S. House Panel On Crimes

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Attorney Marilyn Mosby also cited discriminatory enforcement of marijuana laws that has harmed black communities and called for the government to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. News on the drug and opioid epidemics looks at: Ohio's strategies to combat addiction; U.S. wins $1.4 billion settlement with Reckitt; seriously ill patients who genuinely need opioids; Medicare's progress on treating addiction; Narcan training for Phoenix police force; and clean teens in New...
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FDA Leverages Private Sector Technology-Based Tools In Its Embrace Of Real World Evidence

Jul 10, 2019 , Forbes
The FDA is expanding its private sector collaborations to advance its understanding of real world data and evidence. Does this mean that it will begin to approve new drugs and expand labeling on the basis of physician and patient experience, rather than solely on randomized clinical trial...
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WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
The world's master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, adding 28 drugs including an abortion pill but leaving out several breakthrough treatments for lung cancer....
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France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
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‘Get Really Creative’: New York Parents Who Don’t Want To Vaccinate Their Children Are Learning About Home Schooling

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In the state with the highest measles outbreak this year, a new law prevents religious exemptions. More than 25,000 New York children had religious exemptions in 2018. One parent says "our only option is home schooling.'' While hundreds of parents are joining Facebook groups and going to seminars to learn how to homeschool their children, public health officials push for vaccinations and better public health eduction. In other public health news: inaccessible technology for blind and deaf...
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It Used To Be Only Small Number Of Drugs Were Fast-Tracked For FDA Approval, But That’s Been Flipped On Its Head

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The proportion of new drugs receiving expedited approvals has been at least 60% for each of the past five years. The result is a rising proportion of new drugs for fatal diseases that lack extensive evidence they can prolong lives. Many continue to lack that proof years after entering the...
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U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads

Jul 09, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
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Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output

Jul 03, 2019 , Reuters
South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
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Toradol vs. Celebrex

Jul 03, 2019 , RxList
Toradol (ketorolac tromethamine) and Celebrex (celecoxib) are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat pain and...
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Toradol vs. Mobic

Jul 03, 2019 , RxList
Toradol (ketorolac tromethamine) and Mobic (meloxicam) are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat pain and...
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Study Finds A Common Class Of Drugs May Increase Dementia Risk, But There’s Some Good News As Well

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
A new study found a nearly 50% increased risk of dementia among patients who had used popular anticholinergic drugs for at least three years, but there's some good news as well....
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Walgreens Isn’t Done Closing Drugstores In U.S. Or Abroad

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens U. K. plan disclosed last week to shutter 200 Boots stores and consolidate them with other locations comes after a decision earlier this year to shutter more Rite Aid drugstores than originally anticipated in the U. S. Walgreens initially purchased 1,932 Rite Aid stores and...
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Debate fact check: Firm says Sen. Klobuchar overstates Trump's lack of success lowering drug prices

Jul 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
Sen. Amy Klobuchar claimed in Wednesday's debate that the prices of 2,500 drugs have gone up in double-digits since Trump took office. That number is far lower, according RX Savings...
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Louisiana's Experiment Paying For Hepatitis C Drugs: Lessons For Other States, Other Treatments?

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Compared to traditional fee-per-prescription reimbursement, the subscription model offers an expedient way to balance the public health interest in attaining widespread and affordable access to certain medications, while assuring manufacturers generate sufficient...
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Toradol vs. Anaprox (Naproxen, Naprosyn)

Jul 03, 2019 , RxList
Toradol (ketorolac tromethamine) and Anaprox (Naproxen, Naprosyn) DS (naproxen) are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat pain and...
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Rite Aid Lands Amazon In-Store Pickup Deal

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Amazon said it will bring a "new network of staffed pick up points" called Counter to Rite Aid drugstores across the...
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Effient vs. Brilinta

Jun 19, 2019 , RxList
Effient (prasugrel) and Brilinta (ticagrelor) are antiplatelet drugs (blood thinners) used to prevent blood clots in people with acute coronary syndrome who are undergoing a procedure after a recent heart attack or stroke, and in people with certain disorders of the heart or blood...
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