June 30, 2022
More than two in five American adults are obese. Annually, 300,000 people die from the illness and hundreds of thousands more from related conditions.
June 28, 2022
The behind-the-scenes, yet powerful companies who control patients’ access to drugs may soon have to answer for their tactics.
June 24, 2022
In a victory for patient protections, a federal appellate court upheld a West Virginia law designed to put guardrails on unscrupulous “bad drug” advertising.
June 21, 2022
There are more than one hundred types of arthritis, but gout is among the most common and the most painful.…
June 17, 2022
Imagine being told you’ll have to self-inject a medication – without instructions – that has only been FDA approved for provider-administration. Chances are, you may not use it at all, even though it means inviting dangerous symptoms.
June 16, 2022
The Partnership to Advance Cardiovascular Health brought together patient advocates, health care providers and policy experts to discuss solutions to overcome the hurdles that keep cardiovascular patients from accessing the most appropriate care.
June 15, 2022
A cough, a wheeze, a sniffle. For an infant or young child, these symptoms may mark the beginning of a virus that places a huge burden on their families and their health for years to come.
June 14, 2022
Tennessee and Kentucky are the latest states to enact step therapy reform, joining more than two dozen others in protecting commercially insured patients from the harmful practice. Federal officials, meanwhile, are leaving some seniors vulnerable.
June 10, 2022
Medication access remains a hurdle for many patients, especially those prescribed cholesterol-lowering PCSK9 inhibitors.
June 7, 2022
By Toby Chai, MD - Overactive bladder is not just a bladder problem. Diabetes and certain neurologic diseases can lead to overactive bladder. So can aging, sleep apnea and obesity.