‘There’s no magic drug out there’: What the people in charge are saying about coronavirus

As coronavirus cases passed 13,000 in the United States on Thursday, politicians grappled with how to deal with the rapidly spreading disease.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

There’s ‘no magic drug’ for treating coronavirus, expert says, as authorities study using existing medicines

With the number of US coronavirus cases skyrocketing this week, medical officials are looking at how to treat the deadly virus, but one of the nation’s preeminent infectious disease experts told CNN on Thursday that “there’s no magic drug” now. … Read more…

Ex-Alaskan Bush People star Matt Brown living quiet life as brother Bear fights drug and violence allegations

ALASKAN Bush People’s Bear Brown may be fighting his woes. But his brother Matt, who formerly starred in the show, is living a quiet life away from the media spotlight. Matt Brown is living the quiet life The 37-year-old completed six … Read more…

Why U.S. pharmaceutical drug prices have been rising dramatically since the 1990s | Just The FAQs

USA TODAY SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Brandon Judd: Mexican drug cartel members ARE terrorists — Trump’s action will help defeat them

President Trump’s decision to officially designate the Mexican cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) is not only technically accurate, it is vital to end the carnage on both sides of our southern border.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today … Read more…

Karuna Therapeutics ‘cautiously optimistic’ about schizophrenia drug results in next trial: CEO

"We're cautiously optimistic given the robustness of the clinical data that we reported this week," Karuna Therapeutics CEO Dr. Steve Paul says. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Biden says marijuana may be a ‘gateway drug.’ Like most of his generation, he’s not ready to legalize it.

Unlike many other Democratic presidential candidates, Biden has said he would only decriminalize the drug — but not legalize it. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Key House committee passes Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s sweeping drug pricing bill

Republican members on the committee expressed concerns with the legislation, particularly that it would discourage innovation for new medicines in the pharmaceutical industry. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Trump says Pelosi’s promise to work with him on drug price plan is ‘camouflage’ for impeachment

Trump is accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of trying to distract voters from the Democratic impeachment inquiry with promises to work with the White House on lowering drug prices and trade. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them

"I really want to encourage competition because I think competition creates innovation, and when you create innovation everyone wins," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard says. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Sen Grassley Seeks Surprise Checking Of Drug Making Units In India, China

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has urged the US Government to carry out surprise inspections of prescription drug manufacturing facilities in foreign countries, especially in India and China, where the majority of active pharmaceutical ingredients bound for the U.S. … Read more…

Viewpoints: There’s No Silver Bullet On Drug Prices, But Senate’s Bipartisan Efforts Are A Start; Big Tobacco Has Found Willing Accomplice In FDA Chief

Editorial and opinion writers delve into health topics ranging from drug prices to burnout in medicine, medical debt, suicide and more. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

7.18.19 Microchip implants are here ; Lawsuit over deceptive hotel fees; Discount prescription drug tool

The Swedes are getting microchip implants to pay for things; Marriott has been sued over astronomically high and deceptive resort fees; Check out this prescription drug tool that could save you money Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices … Read more…

Bobby Brown Slams Chris Rock’s ‘Tasteless’ Joke About Whitney’s Drug Use

Bobby Brown was not amused when Chris Rock made time over the weekend to post a tasteless joke about Whitney Houston’s drug use. Rock shared a meme on social media of the late singer looking anything but enthusiastic about giving an interview. The image read: … Read more…

Brainstorm Health: Brain Stimulation, GSK HIV Drug, Telemedicine and Antibiotics

Happy Monday, readers–I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Alzheimer’s and dementia researchers have had to endure a cascade of heartbreaking drug development failures in recent years. Traditional pharmaceutical treatments based on the “beta amyloid” theory have failed… and failed… … Read more…

UnitedHealth gives drug discounts directly to consumers in move beyond Trump crackdown

UnitedHealth says all of its new employer-sponsored plans in 2020 will pass discounts paid to so-called pharmacy benefits managers to consumers at the drug store. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Drug pricing showdown: Pharma CEOs set to testify before Congress on Capitol Hill Tuesday

The congressional hearing sets up a potentially hostile showdown between Washington and drugmakers, who face the threat of legislative action after years of setting drug prices in the U.S. without serious repercussions. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

House Democrats, now in power, will steer health policy, attack drug prices

Democrats will control the House and its powerful health committees for first time since passing Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act. ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

Trump Adds A Global Pricing Plan To Wide Attack On Drug Prices, But Doubts Persist

President Donald Trump’s new pledge to crack down on “the global freeloading” in prescription drugs had a sense of déjà vu. Five months ago, Trump unveiled a blueprint to address prohibitive drug prices, and his administration has been feverishly rolling … Read more…

‘To some, Maddie was just a junkie’: Obituary gives new take on drug addiction

Madelyn Linsenmeir, 30, died after years of battling drug addiction. ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. … Read more…