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Citizens Against Government Waste President Tom Schatz issued a statement regarding the Department of Health and Human Service’s proposal to allow the importation of drugs originally intended for sale in foreign countries.
Despite Opposition, Trump Administration Plans Proposal to Allow Consumers to Import Drugs from C...
7/30/2019On July 18, it was reported by Reuters that Canada is opposed to any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs because the country fears it will threaten its own drug supply or raise costs for its own people.
HHS, DoD, VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals to Co-Develop Novel Antibiotic to Treat Drug-Resistant Infections
CDC estimates that antibiotic-resistant infections affect at least two million people in the United States each year and drive $35 billion in healthcare system costs annually.
The judge ruled that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services did not have the authority to compel companies to disclose the list prices without Congressional approval.
National Cancer Control Efforts Should Address the System, Not Its Individual Parts, Says New Report
Current cancer control efforts in the United States typically are fragmented and uncoordinated, but taking a systems approach to establish a U.S. National Cancer Control Plan would address the challenge more holistically, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
STARS, a 2017 recipient of a grant from the Office on Women’s Health, launched its opioid misuse prevention campaign, Have The Conversation, last year and has recently expanded outreach to include video livestreams.
The lawsuit was joined by Merck, Eli Lilly and Amgen. The companies claim the Department of Health and Human Services does not have the legal authority to force the companies to comply with the new rule.
Statement by Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson on HHS Action to End NIH Research on Fetal Tissue Obtained from Abortions
The following is a statement from Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus, on HHS Action to End NIH Research on Fetal Tissue Obtained from Abortions
“Within this total, the Committee provides target increases for medical product and food safety activities, including new initiatives to revolutionize the safety of the nation’s blood supply and to enable faster responses to foodborne illness outbreaks,” the House Committee said in a statement. “...
The inclusion of the list price is part of an effort from the administration to lower the cost of prescription drugs. The industry's lobbying arm believes the inclusion will be confusing to patients.
A final rule issued this week by the Department of Health and Human Services expands "conscience protections" for providers who refuse to administer certain types of care based on religious belief or moral conviction.
Are patients being adequately protected when they are involved in studies of new medical therapies and devices?
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Chief Technology Officer and the American Society of Nephrology have selected 15 winning teams for Phase 1 of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis prize competition.
Statement by Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., Deputy Center Director for Regulatory Programs in FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on new opioid analgesic labeling changes to give providers better information
As the Department of Health and Human Services continues to make progress against the opioid crisis, the FDA remains focused on striking the right balance between reducing the rate of new addiction by decreasing excessive exposure to opioids through rational prescribing, while still enabling appropriate access to treatment for patients living with serious pain.
The White House budget proposal released earlier this week that slashed spending on the National Institutes of Health and Medicare programs has put members of the administration, including Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on the defensive.
USDA and FDA Announce a Formal Agreement to Regulate Cell-Cultured Food Products from Cell Lines of Livestock and Poultry
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Food and Drug Administration announced a formal agreement to jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.
Secretary of Health and Human Services to speak to kidney patients and families at the Kidney Patient Summit
Empatica Partners With DRIVe to Develop Smart Watch That Predicts Lung Infections Before Symptoms Appear
Empatica is proud to announce its partnership with the U.S. Government's BARDA Division of Research, Innovation and Ventures, under the Department of Health and Human Services, to collaborate on the development of a new smart watch which will alert users when they are developing a serious respiratory infection, before any symptoms appear.
GeoVax Labs, Inc., a biotechnology company developing human vaccines, today published an open letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in response to the HHS initiative “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.”
After Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, a former executive with Eli Lilly, unveiled a pricing reform that would allow pharma companies to end the rebate system and pass those savings directly to consumers, leaders from across the pharma industry are offering early support for the pro...