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Google Pushes into Patient Health Data

Google has been partnering with large hospital systems across the U.S., collecting tens of millions of patient health records in nearly 40 states. Such...

Could California Become the First U.S. State to Sell its Own Prescription Drugs?

Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing that California become the first state to make and sell its own prescription  drugs. Under his proposal, the state government...

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Fell 2.2% in One Year

From 2016 to 2017, the American Cancer Society reported that the cancer death rate in the U.S. dropped 2.2% – the largest single-year decline...

Bristol-Myers Wins $752 Million From Gilead in Patent Dispute

Bristol-Myers Squibb has won a $752 million lawsuit against Gilead Sciences to settle a U.S. patent dispute regarding the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell...

FDA Approves Voxelotor for Sickle Cell Disease

The FDA has approved voxelotor, a once-daily oral therapy that modulates hemoglobin affinity for oxygen by binding to hemoglobin S and stabilizing it, to...

FDA Struggles to Hire Overseas Drug Facility Inspectors

From 2016 to 2018, the FDA’s overseas drug facility inspections decreased by about 10%, in part because the agency has struggled to hire new...

Moffitt Officials Resign After Investigation Reveals Disclosure Problems Related To Chinese Researchers

Six officials and researchers from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, have resigned amid a controversy related to research collaboration with...

Pharmaceutical Companies Start 2020 With a 5.8% Average Drug Price Increase

At the start of 2020, more than 60 pharmaceutical companies raised list prices on hundreds of medications by an average of 5.8% – less...

Few Americans Understand FDA Approvals

According to survey results published in Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety, only a quarter of Americans understand that FDA approval of a drug does not...

Fewer Americans Have Primary Care Providers

Fewer Americans had a primary care provider in 2015 than in 2002, according to a report published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The overall proportion...
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January 2020 Annual Meeting Edition

This issue features highlights from the 2019 ASH Annual Meeting, reflections on physician wellness, and more.