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The observational dataset on which it was based could not be properly audited.
The World Health Organization pauses clinical trials in light of disturbing new results.
Promising randomized controlled trial results indicate the drug shortens time to recovery
It's time to push back on arbitrary classifications that punish businesses and customers alike without clearly helping public health.
A contrast with last week's leaked results from a University of Chicago study
"The more we lock down the economy, the more we harm those individuals who are most vulnerable, who don't have the cash cushions or the white-collar jobs that allow them to keep going."
Trump: "We'll take a look at that. We're always willing to take a look."
An emergency room doctor talks about working the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Jeremy S. Faust talks about battling COVID-19 in the emergency room and how to safely reopen American society.
STAT reports leaked comments of University of Chicago researcher
"The best available evidence does not support the use of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19."
Permitting telemedicine and recognizing medical licenses from other states will reduce future doctor shortages.
Doctors, Not Politicians, Ought To Decide Whether Off-Label Drug Use of Hydroxychloroquine Is Appropriate for COVID-19 Patients
The FDA lets doctors prescribe off-label drugs all the time. Now that there’s a pandemic, some governors have decided doctors can’t make those decisions for themselves.
White House Recommends Against Grocery and Pharmacy Trips While Trump Says Go Ahead and Try Hydroxychloroquine
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From relaxed TSA rules to speedy FDA approvals, the coronavirus is forcing authorities to admit many of their regulations are unnecessary.
History provides a window into how abortion bans will play out if re-instituted.
The science is unsettled, and a complete evaluation has to consider benefits as well as risks.
State Regulators Punish Doctor for Cutting a Pain Patient's Opioid Dose and Dropping Him After He Became Suicidal
The decision by the New Hampshire Board of Medicine suggests state officials are beginning to recognize the harm caused by the crackdown on pain pills.
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The FDA approved Epidiolex in June, and today the DEA made it a Schedule V drug, the least restrictive classification for controlled substances.
Rules and regulations intended to reform health care are driving private practices out of business by overconfident design.
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The doctors' lobby is right that the arbitrary rule is medically unsound and misconstrues the CDC's guidelines.
President expected to sign legislation allowing earlier access to experimental medication.
The former V.A. nominee was charged with distributing sleeping pills and stimulants that helped people do their jobs.
Taking a cue from the CDC, the proposed regulation imposes an arbitrary cap on opioid prescriptions.
Since responses to pain treatment vary widely, it is hazardous to draw broad conclusions from a single study.
If we want to solve the doctor shortage, we should import more foreign physicians.
The attorney general thinks people should suffer needlessly, just like John Kelly.
When initial prescriptions are too short, refills are more likely.
While the risk of "opioid misuse" increased with the duration of the prescription, the overall rate was low.