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 •  January 9

Caring Voice Coalition (CVC), one of the largest patient-assistance charities in the United States, officially announced on Thursday that it would not offer patients financial assistance in 2018, jeopardizing thousands of people’s access to their increasingly expensive prescriptions. To limit the fallout and prevent thousands from losing their...

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 •  January 5

In the United States, more than 90 people die of overdoses from prescription and illegal opioids every day. The essence of this problem is that opioid drugs like oxycodone, fentanyl, morphine, and heroin, which many people rely on to manage unbearable pain, also have chemical properties that make users feel good, which leads to abuse and addiction....

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 •  January 1

The United States Food and Drug Administration is coming after people like Gwyneth Paltrow and others who peddle pseudoscientific cures. On Monday, it announced its plans to impose tighter restrictions on homeopathic remedies, which is bad news for Paltrow and her ilk and good news for, well, everyone else. In the announcement, the administration...