It would fast-track FDA review of applications to free the pill from prescriptions and let people use health savings accounts for non-Rx drugs.
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In 2019, it's liberals, not conservatives, who are holding the pill hostage for political gain.
Either way, it won't address the factors driving up prescription drug costs for American consumers.
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On the upside, agency promises to review over-the-counter drug rules, approve more new drugs, and liberate French dressing.
Prescription drugs are getting more and more expensive thanks to the needlessly complex interplay of intellectual property, public funding, and FDA regulation.
When the cure for the "epidemic" proves worse than the disease, it's time to try something new.
Deaths attributed solely to pain pills are rare in Clark County.
More reason to doubt that pain pill restrictions will save lives
Like state legislators, the chain is taking its cue from the CDC's guidelines.
The former V.A. nominee was charged with distributing sleeping pills and stimulants that helped people do their jobs.
Bob Dole's magical pill changed the way Americans think about sickness and treatment.
The government's efforts to get between people and the drugs they want have not prevented drug use, but they have made it more dangerous.
Making drug-company shareholders foot the bill for a public health crisis is flaky and counterproductive.
Restricted distribution is a barrier to generic competition.
The change would put D.C. in line with a rapidly rising number of states allowing pharmacist-prescribed oral contraceptives.
The prospect of cheap Canadian meds is once again captivating policymakers.
Expect more raids and more arrests.
Did a small number of complaints get used to punish bureaucracy-rejecting physician?
At the government's behest, hospitals trash nearly a billion dollars worth of perfectly safe and effective medicines every year.
A new push to imprison those who prescribe too many opioids
Yet the DEA wants to ban it.
Americans would save some money now, but at the long-run cost of sicker and shorter lives
An estimated 111,000 excess premature deaths occurred in white individuals between 1999 and 2014
At Planned Parenthood clinics, 43 percent of all abortions are now drug-induced, not surgical.
As if fentanyl's public relations aren't bad enough.
Capitalism isn't to blame. It's the exact opposite.
Following hour long town hall pushing opioid use hysteria
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Is there any way to stop the abuse of the word 'epidemic'?
Around 100 women have been charged under the 2014 law so far.
In the government's new war on opiates, physicians and their patients find themselves caught in the crossfire.
To shrink the supply of opioids, the agency encourages doctors to be suspicious and stingy.
The Texas senator says "we will end this deluge of drugs" by securing the border.
Another GOP-led bill to decouple birth-control pills from doctors shows contraception is losing luster in the culture wars.
But even after adjustment, the death rate trend for white middle-aged American women is still rising
The new guidelines on alcohol consumption for young women are silly, but the CDC has been issuing similar rules for years.