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Texas anti-abortion groups split over case of 11-month-old on life support

Texas “pro-life” groups are divided over the prospect of removing the respirator and feeding tubes from 11-month-old Tinslee, who was born with incurable heart and pulmonary defects and has been on life support since she was a newborn. Tinslee’s mother, Trinity Lewis, is in a legal battle to keep her daughter alive and receiving medical… Read More »

Pharmacy chains sue Ohio doctors over opioid crisis – New York Post

Four major national drugstore chains are suing doctors in Ohio for fueling the opioid crisis by overprescribing highly addictive pain killers — as the pharmacies themselves face blame for it, according to a report Wednesday. Pharmacies including Walgreens, CVS, WalMart and Rite Aid — which are also being sued over the epidemic by two counties… Read More »

Extending Medicare Part D rebates to beneficiaries would save seniors $29 billion over 7 years

A new assessment of the Medicare Part D program based on a proposal from the West Health Policy Center finds that Medicare beneficiaries would save $ 29 billion if drug manufacturer rebates were used to reduce their out-of-pocket costs at the pharmacy counter through the Part D benefit — as long as these rebate savings… Read More »

White House claims Pelosi’s drug-pricing bill would result in 100 fewer drugs over decade

The U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks over impeachment inquiry two days after the formal request during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Aurora Samperio | NurPhoto | Getty Images Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s sweeping drug-pricing bill would result in as many as 100 fewer drugs… Read More »

CDC officials worry E. coli outbreak could spread over Thanksgiving

A produce worker stocks shelves near romaine lettuce (top shelf, right) at a supermarket in Washington, DC on November 20, 2018. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning consumers to check the labels of romaine lettuce and salad mixes they plan to serve at Thanksgiving dinner,… Read More »