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Keith Ellison Warns Democrats Against Possible Drug Price Deal With Donald Trump

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) blasted the idea of using arbitration to lower Medicare’s prescription drug prices as “sort of a sellout to Big Pharma,” challenging congressional progressives to vote down any deal with President Donald Trump that includes arbitration. “To use arbitration to deal with drug pricing seems like a loser from the […]

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U.S. Files First Criminal Charges Against Major Drug Distributor For Opioid Crisis

NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fueling the nation’s opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients’ safety. Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc (RDC), one of the 10 largest U.S. drug distributors, agreed […]

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Jamie Lynn Spears Defends Sister Britney Against Trolls Amid Mental Health Treatment

Jamie Lynn Spears is defending her big sister, Britney Spears, against social media trolls trash-talking the pop star as she reportedly undergoes in-patient mental health treatment.  Jamie Lynn appeared to angrily reject suggestions she wasn’t there for her sister, writing on Instagram that “anyone or anything that speaks to the contrary can GTFOH.” Alongside her […]

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Teen Who Got Vaccinated Against Mom's Wishes Testifies Before Congress

Ethan Lindenberger made headlines last month for choosing to get vaccinated against his mother’s wishes. On Tuesday, the 18-year-old testified before the Senate health committee about his experience growing up in an anti-vaccine household and the dangers of misinformation. “I grew up understanding my mother’s beliefs that vaccines are dangerous, and she would speak openly about […]

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Young Blood Scam: FDA Warns Against Unproven Anti-Aging Transfusions

The Food and Drug Administration issued a forceful warning Tuesday that transfusions of young donor plasma, which have been marketed to fight aging and a variety of diseases, are not only unproven ― they could be harmful. You’ve probably seen the headlines about the alleged “young blood” miracle treatments where for-profit medical startups charge thousands […]