Fiscal general de California demanda a farmacéuticas por “inflar” los precios de la insulina

El fiscal general de California, Rob Bonta, presentó una demanda el jueves 12 de enero contra las seis principales empresas que dominan el mercado de la insulina en Estados Unidos, intensificando el ataque del estado a una industria rentable, por aumentar artificialmente los precios y hacer que este medicamento indispensable sea menos accesible para los pacientes con diabetes. La demanda […]

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Medicaid and Abortion Top Health Agenda for Montana Lawmakers

HELENA, Mont. — Montana lawmakers said lowering costs and expanding patient access will be their top health care goals for the new legislative session. But they also will have to contend with making changes to Medicaid, a management crisis at the Montana State Hospital, and proposals to regulate abortion. Republicans, who hold a veto-proof majority, said they will focus on […]

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Journalist Puts in a Plug for Better Sleep Cycles During the Pandemic

KHN assistant social media manager Krishna Sharma discussed how work flexibility can help overcome some sleep problems on Newsy on April 14. Click here to watch Sharma on Newsy Read Sharma’s “Losing Sleep Over the Pandemic? Work Flexibility May Be a Boon for Night Owls’ Health” KHN correspondent Aneri Pattani discussed a surge in the street supply of fentanyl, a […]

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Health Care Unions Defending Newsom From Recall Will Want Single-Payer Payback

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Should Gavin Newsom survive the Republican-driven attempt to oust him from office, the Democratic governor will face the prospect of paying back supporters who coalesced behind him. And the leaders of California’s single-payer movement will want their due. Publicly, union leaders say they’re standing beside Newsom because he has displayed political courage during the covid-19 pandemic by […]

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FDA Approves Comirnaty

FDA Approves Comirnaty (Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine) to Prevent COVID-19 Individuals 16 Years and Older Comirnaty is the first COVID-19 vaccine to be granted FDA approval Approval is based on a comprehensive submission package including six-month efficacy and safety data after second dose More than 1.2 billion Pfizer-BioNTech doses have been delivered to more than 120 countries or territories around the […]

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‘We Sent a Terrible Message’: Scientists Say Biden Jumped the Gun With Vaccine Booster Plan

The Biden administration’s plans to make covid-19 booster shots available next month has drawn a collective scream of protest from the scientific community. As some scientists see it, the announcement is rash and based on weak evidence, and they worry it could undercut confidence in vaccines with no clear benefit of controlling the pandemic. Meanwhile, more information is needed on […]

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FDA Approves Lybalvi

FDA Approves Lybalvi (olanzapine and samidorphan) for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder DUBLIN, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lybalvi (olanzapine and samidorphan) for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia and for the treatment of adults with bipolar I disorder, as a […]

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CVS and Walgreens Have Wasted More Vaccine Doses Than Most States Combined

Two national pharmacy chains that the federal government entrusted to inoculate people against covid-19 account for the lion’s share of wasted vaccine doses, according to government data obtained by KHN. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded 182,874 wasted doses as of late March, three months into the country’s effort to vaccinate the masses against the coronavirus. Of those, […]

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