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For the asking, a check is in the mail to help pay for costly drugs

For the asking, a check is in the mail to help pay for costly drugs

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Reading the tea leaves in blue wave’s wake

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Reading the tea leaves in blue wave’s wake

New diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of lower-limb amputation and ketoacidosis

New diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of lower-limb amputation and ketoacidosis

House Dems in new seats of power will steer health policy, attack drug prices

House Dems in new seats of power will steer health policy, attack drug prices

Study: Impact of opioid epidemic on children differs by state

Study: Impact of opioid epidemic on children differs by state

Study finds rapid increase in overdose deaths involving amphetamines and methamphetamines

Study finds rapid increase in overdose deaths involving amphetamines and methamphetamines

Trump adds a global pricing plan to wide attack on drug prices, but doubts persist

Trump adds a global pricing plan to wide attack on drug prices, but doubts persist

Research shows link between higher generic drug use and Medicare Part D star ratings

Research shows link between higher generic drug use and Medicare Part D star ratings

Exelixis presents CABOSUN and METEOR trial results in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma

Exelixis presents CABOSUN and METEOR trial results in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma

Many primary care doctors are still prescribing sedative drugs for older adults

Many primary care doctors are still prescribing sedative drugs for older adults

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Republicans’ preexisting political problem

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Republicans’ preexisting political problem

Drugmakers funnel millions to lawmakers; a few dozen get $100,000-plus

Drugmakers funnel millions to lawmakers; a few dozen get $100,000-plus

Trump administration, pharma exchange verbal volleys on drug-price transparency

Trump administration, pharma exchange verbal volleys on drug-price transparency

NHS tackles prescription fraud to save millions

NHS tackles prescription fraud to save millions

CU Denver professor receives funding to study opioid addiction treatment for chronic pain sufferers

CU Denver professor receives funding to study opioid addiction treatment for chronic pain sufferers

Careplus Health Plans achieves 5-star rating for the 2019 plan year

Careplus Health Plans achieves 5-star rating for the 2019 plan year

VA adding opioid antidote to defibrillator cabinets for quicker overdose response

VA adding opioid antidote to defibrillator cabinets for quicker overdose response

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ (Almost) Live from Austin!

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ (Almost) Live from Austin!

Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond

Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond

Buried in Congress’ opioid bill is protection for personal drug imports

Buried in Congress’ opioid bill is protection for personal drug imports