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Prescription drug prices are like the weather. Everyone is talking about them. But no one does anything about them. A report from the National Conference of State Legislatures quotes delegate Bonnie Cullison, a Democrat from Maryland, as saying, “The finger-and-blame game that always occurs is frustrating. Manufacturers blame insurers and PBMs, PBMs blame manufacturers and …

Congress is considering two massive bills. Unfortunately, both bills would put the health of Americans at risk. The first bill, a $ 1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package that the Senate already passed in mid-August, is expected to be voted on in the House – in one form or another – by now the end of …

Choreographer | iStock | Getty Images It’s one of those times when you might not want to follow the herd. Most Medicare beneficiaries – 71% – don’t explore their coverage options during open enrollment, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Because the specifics of health plans change from year to year, …

As William Stoops, professor of behavioral science, psychiatry and psychology at the University of Kentucky Institute, explains in a report by the American Medical Association: “People are more stressed and isolated, they take therefore unhealthy decisions, including drinking more and taking drugs. As Dr Elizabeth Bulat, an addiction medicine specialist affiliated with Henry Ford West …

Democrats are gearing up their next moves on a sweeping social spending program that pushes a large chunk of President BidenJoe BidenMcConnell promises GOP won’t help raise debt ceiling in December after Schumer Ilhan Omar’s ‘tantrum’ to Biden: ‘Keep your promise to cancel student debt’ vaccine for children MOREof the economic agenda, but they will …

The comments from the Vermont Independent come after Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), A key Senate centrist, told the White House she opposed the drug price proposals drafted by House Democrats , who could raise hundreds of billions of dollars to help fund Biden’s party line bill. A number of House moderates – most of whom …

Two years after its founding, the Saving Lives Five Towns Drug and Alcohol coalition is launching a new campaign to “Lock, Inventory, Eliminate” prescription drugs with the goal of reducing access to drugs. “Prescription data shows that if drug addicts are able to get used to or stay with substances like Vicodin or Valium, they …

Imagine if your health or that of a family member depended on access to prescription drugs. Without it, you or a loved one would be at serious risk. What would you do if you could not afford the drugs? Sadly, millions of Americans are faced with this heartbreaking decision every day because Congress has refused …

CEDAR FALLS – Cedar Falls Public Safety will host a site for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 23 at the Public Safety Building, 4600 S. Main St. Citizens can dispose of expired, unwanted, or unused prescription drugs in the receptacle just inside …

By Adam Lidgett (Oct 5, 2021, 6:02 p.m. EDT) – A bipartisan duo of senators are proposing legislation to prevent manufacturers of generic drugs with exclusive rights from blocking other generics for extended periods of time. The Law on Expanding Access to Low-Cost Generics would attempt to curb a practice called “parking” exclusivity, a problem …