Live updates: Trump hospitalized with the coronavirus, receives experimental drug remdesivir

President Trump has received two experimental coronavirus treatments, according to his physician: an “antibody cocktail” and remdesivir. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

FDA-Approved Drug to Lower Blood Sugar Nearly Halves Mortality in Diabetic Patients …

A multicenter observational study has found that an FDA-approved drug to lower blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes also cuts… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Her Bollywood actor boyfriend’s death prompted a firestorm. Now, she’s been arrested on drug allegations

A Bollywood actress has been arrested on alleged drugs offenses in the latest development of an ongoing celebrity saga that has transfixed the Indian public and dominated headlines for months. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World BEST DEAL UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Roche to Launch New SARS-CoV-2 Tests and Begin Conducting Research on Potential COVID-19 Drug

After launching several new diagnostic tools for COVID-19, including the Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 test, Roche v-TAC digital algorithm and the Elecsys… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Steroid Drug Dexamethasone Hailed as ‘Major Breakthrough’ in Treating Coronavirus

A randomized clinical trial to test low-dose dexamethasone (a steroid treatment) as potential treatment for COVID-19 has shown that the… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Joanna Hoffman, the former right-hand woman of Steve Jobs, says Facebook is ‘peddling in an addictive drug called anger’

Joanna Hoffman, once a close advisor to the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, has criticized leadership at Facebook for not being accountable for some of the harmful effects the social media platform has had on society. International: Top News And … Read more…

The Week That Was In COVID: Russia Approves 1st COVID-19 Drug, INO Sues Vaccine Supplier…

The week that just passed by saw the White House selecting vaccine candidates to Operation Warp Speed; new entrants in the COVID-19 drug development space; AstraZeneca’s multi deals to produce and supply its vaccine and INOVIO’s trials and tribulations, among … Read more…

Does drug touted by Trump work on COVID-19? After data debacle, we still don’t know

Scientists are resuming COVID-19 trials of the now world-famous drug hydroxychloroquine, as confusion continues to reign about the anti-malarial hailed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a potential “game-changer” in fighting the pandemic. Reuters: Science News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Teen Mom Jenelle Evans and husband David unfollow each other after he claims she ‘deserted’ him for ‘drug addict’ pal

TEEN MOM alumni Jenelle Evans and David Eason have unfollowed each other on social media after he claimed that she ‘deserted him’ for a ‘drug addict’ pal. The on-again-off-again couple recently had a spat on Facebook just months after getting … Read more…

Twilight Actor Gregory Boyce and Girlfriend Died of Accidental Drug Overdose, Coroner Says

(LAS VEGAS) — Drug use killed an actor from the film “Twilight” and his girlfriend, the coroner in Las Vegas said Monday. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Gregory Boyce, 30, and Natalie Adepoju, 27, died from the effects of … Read more…

Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial of New Drug Combination Enters Next Stage

The Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT), to evaluate treatment options for people hospitalized with severe COVID-19 infection, has entered the… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Large study finds drug Trump touted for Covid-19 is linked to greater risk of death and heart arrhythmia

Seriously ill Covid-19 patients who were treated with hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine were more likely to die or develop dangerous irregular heart rhythms, according to a large observational study published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Pelosi Concerned ‘Morbidly Obese’ Trump Taking Unproven Drug To Ward Off Coronavirus

“He’s our president, and I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists,” the House speaker said. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Netflix Reveals Celebrities’ Wildest Drug Trips, From Anthony Bourdain to Carrie Fisher

Netflix For everyone forced by the COVID-19 pandemic into quarantine—either by themselves or with a select few loved ones—Netflix has become a vital means of (temporary) escape from reality. As if to enhance that role, the streaming service has now … Read more…

Novartis To Begin Phase III Clinical Trial of Autoimmune Disease Drug in COVID-19 Patients with …

  COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal … Read more…

Police Are Chopping Down Marijuana Plants to Stop Drug Trafficking in Paraguay | VICE on SHOWTIME

VICE News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Active Compound in Popular Heartburn Drug Pepcid Being Tested for COVID-19 Treatment

A trial for famotidine, the active compound in the over-the-counter heartburn medication Pepcid, is underway at the Feinstein Institutes for… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

In Vitro Confirmation of COVID-19 Drug Candidates Done Using AI-based Screening Technology

SOM Biotech (Barcelona, Spain) has announced the in vitro validation of three drug candidates as new therapies for the treatment… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Hydroxychloroquine’s false hope: How an obscure drug became a coronavirus ‘cure’ | The Fact Checker

Washington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Pharmacists quietly panicking over looming respiratory drug shortage

As face masks, hand sanitizers and rubber gloves fly off store shelves, pharmacists are quietly fretting over a looming shortage of vital prescription medications. On Thursday pharmaceutical manufacturer AmeriSource Bergen sent to its pharmacists a list of respiratory medications that … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Trade advisor Navarro says White House is ‘moving at Trump time’ on a drug

China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 143 deaths nationwide, as well as 2,641 new confirmed cases as of Feb. 14. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Why are drug prices so high? Investigating the outdated US patent system | Priti Krishtel

TED SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Rapper Juice WRLD died of accidental drug overdose: Medical examiner

Rapper Juice WRLD died of an accidental drug overdose, the Chicago Cook County medical examiner’s office announced on Wednesday. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

Rapper Juice WRLD Died of Accidental Drug Overdose, Coroner Rules

(CHICAGO) — Rapper Juice WRLD died of an accidental overdose of oxycodone and codeine, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said Wednesday. The medical examiner’s announcement several weeks after the 21-year-old rapper, whose given name was Jarad Anthony Higgins, went … Read more…

Brandon Judd: Mexican drug cartel members ARE terrorists — Trump’s action will help defeat them

President Trump’s decision to officially designate the Mexican cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) is not only technically accurate, it is vital to end the carnage on both sides of our southern border.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today … Read more…

Karuna Therapeutics ‘cautiously optimistic’ about schizophrenia drug results in next trial: CEO

"We're cautiously optimistic given the robustness of the clinical data that we reported this week," Karuna Therapeutics CEO Dr. Steve Paul says. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Biden says marijuana may be a ‘gateway drug.’ Like most of his generation, he’s not ready to legalize it.

Unlike many other Democratic presidential candidates, Biden has said he would only decriminalize the drug — but not legalize it. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Key House committee passes Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s sweeping drug pricing bill

Republican members on the committee expressed concerns with the legislation, particularly that it would discourage innovation for new medicines in the pharmaceutical industry. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Trump says Pelosi’s promise to work with him on drug price plan is ‘camouflage’ for impeachment

Trump is accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of trying to distract voters from the Democratic impeachment inquiry with promises to work with the White House on lowering drug prices and trade. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them

"I really want to encourage competition because I think competition creates innovation, and when you create innovation everyone wins," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard says. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Sen Grassley Seeks Surprise Checking Of Drug Making Units In India, China

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has urged the US Government to carry out surprise inspections of prescription drug manufacturing facilities in foreign countries, especially in India and China, where the majority of active pharmaceutical ingredients bound for the U.S. … Read more…

Viewpoints: There’s No Silver Bullet On Drug Prices, But Senate’s Bipartisan Efforts Are A Start; Big Tobacco Has Found Willing Accomplice In FDA Chief

Editorial and opinion writers delve into health topics ranging from drug prices to burnout in medicine, medical debt, suicide and more. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

7.18.19 Microchip implants are here ; Lawsuit over deceptive hotel fees; Discount prescription drug tool

The Swedes are getting microchip implants to pay for things; Marriott has been sued over astronomically high and deceptive resort fees; Check out this prescription drug tool that could save you money Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices … Read more…

Bobby Brown Slams Chris Rock’s ‘Tasteless’ Joke About Whitney’s Drug Use

Bobby Brown was not amused when Chris Rock made time over the weekend to post a tasteless joke about Whitney Houston’s drug use. Rock shared a meme on social media of the late singer looking anything but enthusiastic about giving an interview. The image read: … Read more…

Brainstorm Health: Brain Stimulation, GSK HIV Drug, Telemedicine and Antibiotics

Happy Monday, readers–I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Alzheimer’s and dementia researchers have had to endure a cascade of heartbreaking drug development failures in recent years. Traditional pharmaceutical treatments based on the “beta amyloid” theory have failed… and failed… … Read more…

UnitedHealth gives drug discounts directly to consumers in move beyond Trump crackdown

UnitedHealth says all of its new employer-sponsored plans in 2020 will pass discounts paid to so-called pharmacy benefits managers to consumers at the drug store. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Drug pricing showdown: Pharma CEOs set to testify before Congress on Capitol Hill Tuesday

The congressional hearing sets up a potentially hostile showdown between Washington and drugmakers, who face the threat of legislative action after years of setting drug prices in the U.S. without serious repercussions. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Risky decisions: Excessive social media use is comparable to drug addiction

Bad decision-making is a trait oftentimes associated with drug addicts and pathological gamblers, but what about people who excessively use social media? New research shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in … Read more…

House Democrats, now in power, will steer health policy, attack drug prices

Democrats will control the House and its powerful health committees for first time since passing Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act. ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

Trump Adds A Global Pricing Plan To Wide Attack On Drug Prices, But Doubts Persist

President Donald Trump’s new pledge to crack down on “the global freeloading” in prescription drugs had a sense of déjà vu. Five months ago, Trump unveiled a blueprint to address prohibitive drug prices, and his administration has been feverishly rolling … Read more…

10.24.18 Where to buy toys for Christmas; Mobile check deposit rules; Prescription drug price disclosure

With Toys R Us having gone bankrupt, Clark discusses how to approach toy shopping for Christmas; Mobile check depositing is a gift from above. But some folks are abusing this gift and new rules about how you can deposit mobile … Read more…

‘To some, Maddie was just a junkie’: Obituary gives new take on drug addiction

Madelyn Linsenmeir, 30, died after years of battling drug addiction. ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. … Read more…

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Southern California Drop-Off Locations

Location Event Time Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center 4760 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 Drop-off site located curbside 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center 6041 Cadillac Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034 Drop-off … Read more…

Trump administration may soon require drugmakers to advertise drug prices, report says

The proposal is slated to be introduced next week, Politico reported, citing four people with knowledge of the plan. It's a key piece of President Donald Trump's blueprint to lower drug prices, which the administration unveiled in May.  Health and … Read more…