Generic Drug Prices Are Falling, but Are Consumers Benefiting?
New York Times
Not all drug prices are going up.
New York state program offers up to $40 off heroin antidote
Albany Times Union
New Yorkers buying naloxone to reverse an overdose of heroin or another opioid can now receive up to $40 in copayment assistance for the medication, due to a state program going into effect Aug. 9.
Trump holds off on declaring opioid crisis a national emergency
Even with the opioid crisis intensifying and more than 142 Americans dying of drug overdoses each day, President Trump is not yet ready to declare a national emergency, as was recommended last week by a commission he organized.
UB med school wins $2.5 million grant to train research leaders
A $2.5 million National Library of Medicine grant will help University at Buffalo’s medical school train a new cadre of research leaders in the field of biomedical informatics.
N.Y. can make more of medical marijuana program
For years, New York has fumbled its way to starting a sound and compassionate medical marijuana program that could help relieve the pain of so many people.