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Lenny Bernstein covers health and medicine. He started as an editor on The Washington Post’s National desk in 2000 and has worked in Metro and Sports.
Leana Wen’s departure comes as the health care and reproductive rights group faces political and financial peril over its commitment to abortion services.
Older people enrolled in clinical trials of the controversial treatment will have their costs covered by the government insurance program
Oklahoma Judge Thad Balkman will decide whether the company must pay to clean up the state’s drug crisis, at a price tag that could reach $17.5 billion over 30 years.
A package of initiatives aims to prolong lives, offer alternatives to center-based hemodialysis and save money.
The administration plan aims to prolong lives, make more organs available and save billions.
A decision to expand coverage would thrust the government health insurance program into the long-standing debate about whether the practice is good medicine.
“You ain’t getting it,” one lawmaker responded when told the federal government believes it is “entitled” to a portion of the windfall.
Tens of millions of dollars will go toward helping the state abate an opioid epidemic that has killed thousands there.
The state has recouped $355 million in settlements from two drug companies, and billions more could be on the way. Everyone wants a piece of the pie.
Ambien and Provigil are widely used and safe, but should not be handed out indiscriminately, experts say.