The pharmaceutical industry’s argument that capping drug prices would compromise drug innovation stands “on very shaky ground.”
Despite repeated repeal efforts, the ACA is still intact — and with this year’s open enrollment, consumers can get some meaningful savings on coverage.
Some of the numbers cited by the Minnesota senator during Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate miss the mark.
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s claim during the latest Democratic presidential debate relies on a squishy number, and the context matters.
Surgeon General Jerome Adams said the drug has a “unique impact” on the developing brain — technically true, but neglecting a vital comparison to other drugs, as well as shortcomings in the existing research.
Mientras Washington se esfuerza por tomar medidas enérgicas contra la naciente industria del vapeo, los “influencers” de internet tienen su propia agenda.
The subculture around vaping has been fueled by social media, and traditional regulations don’t easily address potential pitfalls.
Big picture remains hazy, but these numbers add up.
Doctors are less likely to prescribe opioids in Germany and quicker to notice if a patient is at risk of abuse. And, for those who do experience addiction, treatment is easier to come by.
Katie West, an American health researcher who has lived in Germany the past three years, hasn’t mastered the language and misses her family. But not having to worry about the cost of her lifesaving medication makes it OK.
Even with Germany’s generous universal coverage, sizable health disparities persist between Hamburg’s wealthier and poorer neighborhoods. Two health centers are among those trying to close the gaps.
Warren’s claim on health insurance and bankruptcy is narrow enough to hold up.
It comes down to questionable methodology.
Unlike in the U.S., health insurance in Germany doesn’t cover birth control. German health advocates say that causes health problems — but change is unlikely.
The president’s outline of key health policy concerns touched on a variety of hot-button issues from drug prices to immigration.
No son como CVS, Rite Aid o Walgreens, las que tienes a la vuelta de la esquina. Die Apotheke, como se llama aquí a una farmacia, vende casi exclusivamente medicamentos.
Germany’s pharmacies provide insights into the country’s low drug prices and strict regulations. But they’re still businesses.
When it comes to physician-administered infusion drugs, doctors sometimes have a financial reason for their choice and patients often aren’t aware of cheaper options.
The Americans for Tax Reform commercial takes too broad a brush against an initiative under consideration by the administration that would be part of the president’s promise to curb high drug prices.
Did the Affordable Care Act create equal coverage of mental and physical health? Seems true on paper but not always in practice.