As Health Care Changes, Insurers, Hospitals and Drugstores Team Up

New York Times

They seem like odd couples: Aetna, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, is in talks to combine with CVS Health, which manages pharmacy benefits.

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He Raised Drug Prices at Eli Lilly. Can He Lower Them for the U.S.?

New York Times

Alex M. Azar II, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, has expressed concern about the soaring cost of prescription drugs for many consumers.

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In opioid epidemic, treatment isn’t the problem; finding doctors who offer it is

Buffalo News

Health officials say they know a treatment that works to address the opioid epidemic: prescription medication that reduces cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

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State launches public awareness campaign to fight dangerous synthetic drug

Watertown Daily Times

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a statewide public awareness campaign warning of the dangers of fentanyl.

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HIV drugs control disease – for those who can afford them

Salon

In the past few decades, HIV has gone from being a fatal diagnosis to a manageable disease.

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