- The Pasteur Act (apparently not in the Omnibus) would essentially pay for the development of new antibiotics in return for “free” use of subsequently invented drugs.
- Does St John’s Wort have any health benefits?
- Not in the omnibus bill: measures to strengthen the generic drug market. (InsideHealthPolicy: gated)
- US life expectancy down more than two years since 2019.
By now everyone should know that driving while under the influence of alcohol is dangerous and bad for society. A public awareness campaign dating back several decades, along with greater enforcement and beefed-up penalties sought to reduce alcohol-related traffic accidents. Yet, according to a new study 55% of serious road accidents and traffic fatalities involve a driver who tested positive for drugs or alcohol.
Private equity investors have been buying up thousands of health care businesses across the country. This includes everything from dermatology practices, to gastroenterology, to air ambulance services. If you seek care at an emergency room, there is a good chance that you will be treated by a physician employed by a staffing firm backed by private equity. Physicians…