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Congressional Democrats Demand Answers About Trump Administration’s Fetal Tissue Research Ban

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Senate Health Committee ranking member Patty Murray (D-WA) want answers from the Trump Administration...

Visualizing Clinical Trials May Increase Drug Development Efficiency

Research suggests that as much as 85% of biomedical research may be wasteful, given the potential for biases in design, unnecessary duplication, or investigating...

FDA Clashes With Advisory Committee Panels Nearly One-Fifth of the Time

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) disagrees with its advisory committee panels about 20% of the time, according to a new analysis of...

Cities Allege That Generic Drug Makers Helped Fuel Opioid Epidemic

Large brand name drug manufacturers often are blamed for spurring the opioid crisis, but findings from a review of internal documents from several retail...

Johnson & Johnson Set to Pay Steep Penalties for Role in Opioid Epidemic

In Oklahoma, a trial is underway to determine whether Johnson & Johnson is partially responsible for the damages caused by the opioid epidemic, with...

Loosely Regulated Government Hospitals Exposed Native Americans to Opioid Risks

Five Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals had patients who were given opioids in amounts exceeding federal guidelines, according to the results of a federal...

Trump Administration Considering Democratic Senator’s Drug Pricing Proposal

In early July, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) met with Republican committee members to discuss a potential agreement that he and Sen....

Former VP Biden Wants to Usher in The Next Generation of the Affordable Care...

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden released his health care plan, which primarily builds on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) while...

Study Finds Millions of Caregivers Perform Complex Medical Tasks

Almost 20 million U.S. residents are performing complex medical and nursing tasks for those they care for, performing duties generally reserved for health-care professionals,...

Suboxone Manufacturer Fined $1.4 Billion Over Illegal Marketing

Reckitt Benckiser, now known as Indivior, will pay the U.S. government a record settlement fee of $1.4 billion to resolve multiple investigations related to...
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August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

This issue features a debate about gun control as a health care issue, a look at blood services in Israel and Palestine, and more.