Tag Archives: Begins

Pharmaceutical companies reach $260 million in opioid case before trial begins

Monday was supposed to be the day when four pharmaceutical companies appeared as defendants in a trial that sought to litigate their culpability in the opioid epidemic. Instead, those companies reached a settlement Monday morning totaling $ 260 million, multiple sources confirm. The four companies in question — AmerisourceBergen Corp., Cardinal Health, McKesson Corp. and… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Peanut Patch Results Released As Allergy Meeting Begins – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Despite the finding that a phase 3 trial of an epicutaneous immunotherapy therapy for peanut allergy did not achieve the lower end of an efficacy endpoint, it may still represent a viable option for children with peanut allergy, considering the unpredictability of these severe and sometimes fatal reactions. Despite the finding that a phase 3… Read More »

2018 Winter Waistline Challenge Begins

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 The holidays…decorations, family, friends, cheer, and relaxation as we near the end of the year.  Oh, and probably feeling a bit sluggish from high sugar/alcohol intake, stress, lack of exercise and subsequent weight gain. What if we embraced all that’s great about the holidays and just left the rest. Wouldn’t it… Read More »