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Viewpoints: Progress Against Opioid Epidemic Is Encouraging, But We Must Not Rest On Our Laurels Now

Opinion writers talk about the opioid crisis and other health care topics. The Washington Post: Opioid Deaths Are Down. But Challenges Continue. As the 20th century came to a close, the United States faced many challenges, but a high rate of death from prescription opioid overdoses was not one of them. In 1999, 3,442 people died… Read More »

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All

More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions. The anti-abortion organizations, in a letter sent to House members, mainly objected to the Medicare for All Act, the bill from Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,… Read More »

Pharma Execs Dig In For A Fight Against Outraged Senators

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Senators got their first opportunity Tuesday to prod drugmakers about the wallet-emptying prices they charge for prescription drugs. Almost in unison, the executives expressed support for eliminating rebates that flow to industry middlemen instead of patients; for increasing transparency about how they set prices;… Read More »