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Recent Gene Therapy Deaths Raise Safety Concerns

In response to safety concerns, including the death of a young boy with a rare neuromuscular disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Biden Administration Bans Surprise Medical Bills

A ban on “surprise” medical bills is expected to take effect January 1, 2022, according to Biden administration officials. The rules will protect patients from...

Pfizer Initiates Trial to Test PF-07321332 for the Prevention of COVID-19

Pfizer has launched a study investigating an oral antiviral drug for the prevention of COVID-19 infection among individuals who have been exposed to the...

After a Pandemic-Driven Boom, Telehealth Visits Level Off

According to recent data, telehealth visits are leveling off from their pandemic highs to below 20% of total medical appointments. Overall telehealth use for doctor’s...

Democrats Oppose Drug Pricing Proposal

Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA), Kathleen Rice (D-NY), and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) have announced they will oppose Democrats’ drug pricing proposal, citing concerns about a...

Could Changing Indoor Air Quality Standards Eliminate Respiratory Illnesses?

Sewage systems in London vanquished cholera in the 19th century. Pesticides, wide-scale landscape management, and window screens that kept out mosquitos eliminated yellow fever...

Two Decades After 9/11, Cancer and Other Chronic Conditions Linger

The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) has identified around 70 forms of cancer stemming from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, affecting first...

Organizations Comment on the FDA’s Draft Guidance Expanding Clinical Trial Eligibility

Various medical and patient associations, a patient advocacy organization, and a drug manufacturer expressed support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) draft...

Biden Administration Will Require Nursing Homes to Vaccinate Staff or Lose Federal Funding

In response to rising COVID-19 cases across the country because of the Delta variant, President Joe Biden’s administration will require nursing homes to vaccinate...

Why Aren’t U.S. Hospitals Complying With the Price Transparency Rule?

As part of a bipartisan effort this year, the U.S. government ordered hospitals to begin publishing a complete itemized list of the prices they...
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December 2021 Volume 7 Issue 15

This issue explores doctor deserts, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Cancer Act, and more.

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