Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Inconsistent Around United States
At the state level, medication treatment rates ranged from 17.7% in Kansas to 82.8% in Maine.
Should Health Care Workers Keep Wearing Masks With Patients Now That the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Is Over?
According to commentaries published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, doctors remain split on the question.
Nationwide Plan to Transition Out of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Called for by Family Physicians
Federal regulators need to address potential policy changes that could affect primary care.
Telehealth Benefits Bill Reintroduced by House of Representatives
As President Biden announces the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, urgency grows.
Rising Prices for Insulin Cause for California's Lawsuit Against Drug Makers, PBMs
Pharmaceutical makers, price managers out of control with ‘necessary drug’ for millions, Attorney General says.
More Republicans Died After COVID-19 Vaccines Were Available Than Democrats
Researchers analyze pandemic mortality, ‘excess deaths,’ along party lines in two states.
Long COVID Lingers While Patients, Physicians Want Pandemic to End
A physical medicine specialist describes her experience as a doctor and as a patient, and explains why primary care will be the center for treatment.
This New Year, Talk to Your Patients About Vaccination
Health, science, and politics are in the mix as studies examine links among debates over shots against COVID-19 and measles.
Rule Changes for Records of Substance Use Disorder Patients Proposed by HHS
Privacy rules to improve coordination of care, avoid discrimination in treatment.
Over 1 Million Adults Rationed Insulin in 2021
Study examines patient action that ‘is frequently harmful, and sometimes deadly'.
Medical Debt Pushed by More Than Cancer, Diabetes
Pre-pandemic survey examines effects of heart disease, asthma, and more.
Program for Safer Opioid Supply Shows Positive Results
Positive effects emerge when patients get medical care, avoid deadly fentanyl-laced street drugs.
Senator Roger Marshall Seeks to End COVID-19 Pandemic National Emergency
Congress could overrule presidential declaration, but White House threatened veto of similar measure in March.
Nonopioid Pain Reliever Prescriptions on the Rise, as Opioid Prescriptions Decline
Study finds growth in three years after CDC guideline for primary care clinicians.
CDC Recommends Updated COVID-19 Boosters Incase of Fall Surge
Move comes after FDA give emergency use authorization for bivalent vaccines.
FDA EUA Sought by Pfizer-BioNTech for Omicron Booster
Pfizer-BioNTech hopes booster can be available for use this fall.
Plan for Monkeypox Vaccine Production Released by Federal Officials
Domestic production to begin at Michigan-based pharmaceutical maker.
Rate of People Without Health Insurance Hits Record Low
More people getting health coverage, but 26.4 million still don’t have it.
Medical Device Manufacturers Must Improve Cybersecurity
Security gaps in software and regulation compliance were identified.
Drug Overdose Death Totals for 2020 Show Race-Based Disparities
Fentanyl, COVID-19 pandemic likely factors in 30% increase from previous year.
Nonopioid Pain Reliever Prescriptions Increased as Those for Opioids Went Down
State of California Announces Plan to Make Insulin to Address Costs
The state's budget includes $100 million for the new program.
At Least 105 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall Ordered by HHS
Purchase follows FDA recommendation to include Omicron component in boosters.
Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Opioid Prescriptions
Ruling comes in cases with prison sentences for convictions over prescription drugs.
JUUL vaping devices, pods banned by FDA
Medical groups praise decision, but e-cigarette maker could return to U.S. market.
Using Vitamin Supplements to Avoid Heart Disease, Cancer Are 'Wasting Money' for Most
New medical guidance notes market booms as Americans seek good health in pills.
FDA Considers Lowering Maximum Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
Proposal follows announced ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars, and e-cig ban could be coming.
FTC to Examine Drug Makers, PBMs Due to Insulin Prices
Rising insulin prices have led department to examine the impetus behind setting prices that many patients can't afford.
Homeward, Rite Aid Announce a Plan for Primary Care Clinics at Rural Pharmacies
The move is latest step in retail, telehealth, venture capital competition with physicians.
‘Delayed Dispensing’ of Opioid Prescriptions Occurring Across US
Patients may use drugs for reasons or time frame other than intended by prescriber, according to study.
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