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California Bill Would Compel Drugmakers To Justify Price Hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to sign a bill that would force pharmaceutical companies to justify big price hikes on drugs in California. The bill would require drug companies to give California 60 days’ notice anytime they plan to raise the price of a drug by 16 percent or more over two years. Gerard Anderson […]

Safe drug-use space in Baltimore could save money, lives

Providing a space space for opioid users in Baltimore would generate an estimated $6 million in net healthcare cost savings, bringing 121 people into treatment annually, according to a panel of law enforcement officials. Susan Sherman is quoted.  

Guard Your Health Before and After a Natural Disaster

Irma and Harvey have taken their tolls on the U.S. The threat of wildfires in the western part of the country also pose a threat. Natural disasters can cause a series of health consequences, and Courtland Robinson is quoted here.