Scientists Take Issue With Anti-Abortion Movement’s ‘Pro Life Is Pro Science’ Slogan

The “pro-science” emphasis is a somewhat new one for the anti-abortion advocates, who are gearing up for the March for Life on Friday, but March leaders say now is the perfect time to embrace the slogan. Scientists in the field, however, say the movement’s vocal opposition to fetal tissue research is at fundamental odds with …

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How Reselling Unused Test Strips For Blood Glucose Is Driving An Unusual Trade Online And On The Streets

Often the sellers of the strips are insured and paid little out of pocket for them, while the buyers may be underinsured or uninsured, and unable to pay retail prices, which can run well over $100 for a box of 100 strips. Unlike the resale of prescription drugs, which is prohibited by law, it is …

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House Dems Open Investigation Into Pharma’s Drug Pricing Strategies, Calling The Probe One Of The Broadest In Decades

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings sent letters to drugmakers requesting detailed information about their pricing practices, focusing on drugs that are the costliest to Medicare Part D as well as drugs that have had the largest increases over a five-year period. The move is just the latest in a flurry of legislation …

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California’s Top Lawyer Cements His Role As Health Care Defender-In-Chief

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Xavier Becerra, the political savvy Democratic attorney general of California, has sued the Trump administration 45 times in the past two years, often with much fanfare. In winning a legal challenge Sunday against new government rules limiting birth control, he once against cemented himself as a national figure leading a fight against …

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California’s Top Lawyer Cements His Role As Health Care Defender-In-Chief

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Xavier Becerra, the political savvy Democratic attorney general of California, has sued the Trump administration 45 times in the past two years, often with much fanfare. In winning a legal challenge Sunday against new government rules limiting birth control, he once against cemented himself as a national figure leading a fight against …

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Providers Walk ‘Fine Line’ Between Informing And Scaring Immigrant Patients

While the Trump administration decides whether to adopt a controversial policy that could jeopardize the legal status of immigrants who use public programs such as Medicaid, doctors and clinics are torn between informing patients about the potential risks and unnecessarily scaring them into dropping their coverage or avoiding care. “We are walking a fine line,” …

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Providers Walk ‘Fine Line’ Between Informing And Scaring Immigrant Patients

While the Trump administration decides whether to adopt a controversial policy that could jeopardize the legal status of immigrants who use public programs such as Medicaid, doctors and clinics are torn between informing patients about the potential risks and unnecessarily scaring them into dropping their coverage or avoiding care. “We are walking a fine line,” …

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