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New Law Recognizes Family Caregivers

An estimated 65 million family caregivers help their elderly, disabled or ill loved ones continue to live at home – driving them to appointments and

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CAR-T Cancer Drugs Get Nod of Approval from ICER

Innovative but expensive CAR-T therapies for cancer are worth their price, announced the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review recently.  The organization is the self-appointed

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Medicare Patients Could Gain Access to Critical Diagnostic Test

Nearly 1.7 million Americans learned they had cancer in 2017. Most of these patients began traditional treatments like chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Yet for many,

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Racial Disparity Mars Infants’ Access to Donor Milk

All mothers want to give their babies a stronger immune system, reduce their risk of SIDS and lower their rate of respiratory infections. But a recent

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A Victory for NICU Patient Safety

Hospital NICUs are getting an early Christmas present: the ability to opt out on tubing that could put their newborn patients at risk. The Joint

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Revamped EudraVigilance System Could Improve Drug Safety Reporting

Preventable drug safety issues caused nearly 200,000 deaths across the European Union in 2017.  Now the European Medicines Agency is working to address that statistic

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Visible Burden, Invisible Disease

What’s worse than battling a debilitating, painful and costly disease? Having to convince people that it’s real.   Yet that’s just what many of the

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Summit on Balanced Pain Management Underscores Need for Access, Coverage

“I didn’t like feeling like a victim.  I liked feeling like a warrior.”  So explained Ally Hilfiger – artist, author and daughter of fashion mogul

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World COPD Day Spotlights Treatment Access Challenge

An estimated 210 million people worldwide suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, the third leading cause of death in the United States. This

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Headache: Veterans’ Battle after Service

Over the last few decades, improved body armor has helped protect America’s men and women in uniform from fatal complications such as those from close-proximity

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