Tag: Healthcare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping “Medicare for All” government-run system. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration’s decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on supporting the passage […]

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Allergy patients are being warned of a potential fault with Emerade adrenaline pens. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said some have blocked needles, so cannot deliver adrenaline. Around two in every 1,000 pens are thought to be affected. Patients are advised to follow the existing advice to carry two pens at all […]

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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January 3, 2013. […]

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(Reuters) – A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film that infringed its patents. FILE PHOTO: Pharmacist Jim Pearce fills a Suboxone prescription at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program […]

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer’s $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year. FILE PHOTO: Paul Singer, founder and president of Elliott Management Corporation, speaks at WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake […]

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of a Texas judge who found the landmark U.S. healthcare reform law unconstitutional. Two Republican-appointed members of the three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of […]

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FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows an anti-abortion protest march (L) and a pro-abortion rights protester holds a sign as he confronts an anti-abortion demonstration in Queens, New York, U.S. on October 20, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California […]

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli’s criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded. FILE PHOTO: Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli exits U.S. District Court after being convicted of securities fraud, in the Brooklyn borough of […]

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MIAMI (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party’s divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks as former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, U.S. Senator Cory Booker, former […]

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