Generic Drug Prices Are Falling, but Are Consumers Benefiting?

New York Times

Not all drug prices are going up.

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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.

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Trump holds off on declaring opioid crisis a national emergency

Washington Post

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.

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UB med school wins $2.5 million grant to train research leaders

Buffalo News

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.

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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.

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