"I didn't think it was a big deal," says Kim Blalock. "My son is perfectly fine."
At critical junctures, the FDA slowed vaccine development and rollout. Its decisions almost certainly cost lives.
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The Trump administration is spending big money to make sure America's drug supply chains aren't dependent on China. But that's not really necessary.
The Food and Drug Administration now says there is no evidence that any country attempted to cut off America's essential pharmaceuticals.
A contrast with last week's leaked results from a University of Chicago study
Trump: "We'll take a look at that. We're always willing to take a look."
STAT reports leaked comments of University of Chicago researcher
"The best available evidence does not support the use of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19."
A misleading statistic has made the rounds. But it’s based on a misreading of a government report that says no such thing.
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The science is unsettled, and a new warning label would probably just confuse people.
Deaths continue to rise, thanks to increased use of less-safe black market pain pills.
"Adherence to guidelines among telecontraception vendors may be higher than it is among clinics that provide in-person visits," the authors write.
Ursula Wing sold abortion drugs to U.S. customers and is now charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States.
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Restrictionists once again discover that draconian rules aren’t enough to overcome people unwilling to obey.
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