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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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2017 in Review: 7 Trends in Patient Access

  As 2017 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the highlights in patient access this year. 1. Breakthrough cardiovascular medicine eludes

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Putting a Price on Migraine Prevention

What are new drugs to prevent migraine worth?  The question is driving a forthcoming report from cost-effectiveness giant the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

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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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Who Are Headache Disorders & Migraine Hurting?

Who feels the impact of headache disorders and migraine?  More people than you may think, according to a new video from The Headache & Migraine

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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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