Trump signs bills lifting pharmacist ‘gag clauses’ on drug prices

NBC News reported last year on the agreements between pharmacies and insurance companies that had kept some pharmacists from disclosing cheaper drug options to consumers. By Dartunorro Clark and Brenda Breslauer President Donald Trump signed two bills at the White House on Wednesday aimed at lowering pharmaceutical drug prices by promoting greater disclosure in drug pricing. The two...

Salmonella Tied to Turkey Sickens 164 in 35 States

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the total number of illnesses in a salmonella outbreak linked with raw turkey products now stands at 164 people across 35 states. That's 74 more cases than at the last update on July 19, 2018, the agency said Thursday. Sixty-three people have been hospitalized, and one death was...

The Gastric Protector Known as Omeprazole Increases Your Risk of Death

For anyone who has experienced heartburn, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), they would likely vouch for how excruciating it can be. Moreover, they would probably mention how crucial but hard it is to find relief. For many, this relief comes from medication. However, a 2017 study conducted by researchers at Washington University of Medicine found that...


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