(WASHINGTON) -- Senators grilled chief executives from three top pharmaceutical companies over prescription drug prices during an hourslong committee hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill.Members of both major political parties bemoaned drug prices they consider too high, but liberals and conservatives revealed differences in their views... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- National shortage of over-the-counter and prescription drugs for health issues such as asthma, ADHD or cancer have been troubling patients and medical personnel for more than a year -- and at a hearing this week, lawmakers and experts discussed the threats... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Prescription drug prices have long been a back-and-forth issue between insurers and pharmaceutical companies.Those who aren't covered by insurance are usually left with a high bill for much-needed medicines.The Biden administration has pushed a solution through the Inflation Reduction Act and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A pharmaceutical company has presented new data for an experimental drug that they say can reduce acute pain, raising the possibility of an alternative to addictive opioids.In a press release, Vertex says two studies showed that the new drug, VX-548, showed... Read More.
(The Center Square) – A Wenatchee man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for leading a drug trafficking organization operating in central Washington state. ... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 32-year-old dual U.S.-Russian citizen has been arrested in Russia on drug charges, local officials said.Robert Woodland was arrested on Jan. 5 and appeared in court Jan. 6.Story developing... Copyright © 2024, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
(NEW YORK) -- In a small group of veterans diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury, treatment with a psychedelic drug, ibogaine was associated with improvements in daily function and mental health symptoms, a new study out of Stanford found."This could be one of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of families who are suing Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, won a legal victory Tuesday when a judge in California ruled their lawsuit against the social media giant may continue.Over 60 family members of children who allegedly obtained... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Ozempic and other drugs used for weight loss continue to soar in popularity, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning for consumers.On Thursday, the FDA announced it had seized "thousands of units" of counterfeit Ozempic... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced Friday he was granting clemency to nearly a dozen people who have been serving long prison sentences for non-violent drug offenses.The president also announced he was signing a proclamation to pardon certain marijuana offenses, building on action he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- CVS is the latest pharmacy to change its drug pricing formula, a move it said would increase transparency and simplify costs.The company will now base drug costs on the amount that it pays for a drug -- limiting the markup and... Read More.