Some biotech companies are offering a new way to soften the shock of drug prices: Insurers pay only if the patient improves

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“[The hospital] didn’t have any programs or anything to go to,” Angerer said. “It’s nobody’s fault but my own, but it definitely would have been helpful if I didn’t get brushed off.”

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The rich tend to be in better health and fill fewer prescriptions over all, except for certain types of medications, an analysis finds

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New tool helps public health officials determine the scope of the opioid crisis in their communities. Rural communities have been in dire need of a means to estimate the number of people who inject drugs

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Despite health insurance, terminally ill patients have to hunt around the world and on the internet for ways to stay alive

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The FDA, But With Guns

November 5, 2018

How far should a little-known office go to track down counterfeit drugs?

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Most moms take medications during pregnancy. There’s practically no research on their safety – with comments from our Ruth Faden

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So they’re starting their own. A group of major American hospitals, battered by price spikes on old drugs and long-lasting shortages of critical medicines, has launched a mission-driven, not-for-profit generic drug company, Civica Rx, to take some control over the drug supply

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