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The heads of Medicaid in all 50 states are concerned about the latest Republi...
22 Sep 2017 at 7:31am
The heads of Medicaid in all 50 states are concerned about the latest Republican healthcare bill
Graham Cassidy Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), accompanied by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), speaks with reporters following the party luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 19, 2017 ...
Take That, Jimmy KimmelNew York Times
Red-state Medicaid directors sound the alarm about Cassidy-GrahamWashington Post
CVS will limit opioid prescriptions to 7 days - CNN
22 Sep 2017 at 6:39am
CVS will limit opioid prescriptions to 7 days
(CNN) In a new effort to tackle the deadly opioid addiction crisis in the US, pharmacy giant CVS announced on Friday it will limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain conditions. This restriction will apply to patients who are new to pain ...
CVS to limit opioid drug prescriptions amid national epidemic9NEWS.com
CVS Pharmacy Will Limit Prescriptions for OpioidsTIME
CVS to limit painkiller prescriptions to a 7-day supplyToday.com
Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia - BBC News
22 Sep 2017 at 4:39am
Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia
The rapid spread of "super malaria" in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs. It emerged in Cambodia but has since spread ...
Highly Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreading In Southeast Asia, Researchers ReportKaiser Family Foundation
Malaria warning as resistant strain spreads to VietnamChannel NewsAsia
New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains - BBC News
21 Sep 2017 at 4:45pm
New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains
Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The work is a collaboration between ...
Trispecific Antibodies Show Exceptional Potency Against HIVPharmaceutical Processing
New Antibody Can Attack 99% Of HIV StrainsImmortal News
Three-in-one antibody protects monkeys from HIV-...
She chose to die so she could give birth. Now her newborn is dead, too. - Was...
21 Sep 2017 at 10:28am
She chose to die so she could give birth. Now her newborn is dead, too.
The headaches began in March. The couple didn't think much of them ? until Carrie DeKlyen began vomiting. An initial scan showed a mass in her brain. More tests showed that it was a form of cancer, possibly lymphoma, but treatable. But a pathology ...
Life Lynn DeKlyen, baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo, has diedChicago Tribune
Baby dies weeks after mom, who rejected experimental c...