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Perspectives: As Congress Debates Over Drug Prices, States Lead The Way With Innovative Experiments

Read recent commentaries about drug-cost issues. The Baltimore Sun: Md.’s Prescription Drug Affordability Board An Example For America Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle universally agree the system for pricing drugs in America is broken, and while there is some bipartisan momentum to address the problem, Washington has yet to pass any legislation… Read More »

FDA Ends Months-Long FOIA Battle Over Medical Device Failures, Says Putting Database Online ‘Satisfies’ KHN Request

The Food and Drug Administration responded Wednesday to a Freedom of Information Act request filed months ago, noting that the information sought by Kaiser Health News “is now posted online.” KHN had filed a series of FOIA requests, beginning in September 2018, seeking hidden reports of malfunctions or injuries tied to scores of medical devices.… Read More »

Hispanic Teens Losing Sleep Over Trump’s Immigration Policies

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 — Hispanic teens are being driven to anxiety and sleeplessness over the Trump Administration’s immigration policies, even though they are U.S.-born citizens and face no threat of deportation, a new study shows. Nearly half of a group of 16-year-old Hispanic children in the Salinas Valley region of California reported that they… Read More »