February 28, 2024
Lawmakers say that making medications more affordable to patients is a top priority. Yet some policy approaches overlook what matters most to patients and providers—and even make it more difficult for patients to access the treatment they need. One such approach is prescription drug affordability boards.
December 21, 2023
More than half of Americans were enrolled in a high-deductible health plan as of 2021. As these plans grow more popular, it’s important to understand both the potential risks and the potential benefits, especially for people with chronic conditions like heart disease.
November 9, 2023
An estimated one in 20 Americans has a serious mental illness. When these patients can’t access the right treatment, it…
September 20, 2023
For states working to eliminate hepatitis C, acquiring curative medications in bulk is a critical step. But it is only part of a comprehensive elimination strategy. Available medication won't cure people with hepatitis C unless it's coupled with several other important actions.
July 24, 2023
Involuntary facial expressions. Difficulty eating, speaking and swallowing. Embarassment. These are common experiences of people who live with a disorder of the nervous system called tardive dyskinesia.
March 8, 2023
Uncontrollable movements. Memory loss. Personality changes. Difficulty eating and drinking. These are all common experiences for patients with Huntington’s disease, making independent living and interpersonal relationships tremendously difficult.
January 25, 2023
From difficult symptoms to an accurate diagnosis to effective treatment, the rare disease journey is a long one. But despite the challenges patients face, innovation and education are regularly improving lives.
October 18, 2022
Spilt beverages. Dropped food. Difficulty dressing. Embarrassment.
October 11, 2022
Vaccines and preventive monoclonal antibodies are two different types of immunization. While they function differently, they both serve the same…
September 20, 2022
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s standard approval process for new drugs delivers patients the safest, most advanced medications in the world.