Montana’s richest nonprofit hospitals receive millions of dollars in tax exemptions each year to operate as charities, but some fall short of other medical facilities in what they give back to their communities to get those breaks. Overall, Montana’s nearly 50 nonprofit hospitals directed, on average, roughly 8% of their total annual expenses toward community
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When Martin Njoku saw opioid addiction devastate his West Virginia community, he felt compelled to help. This was the place he’d called home for three decades, where he’d raised his two girls and turned his dream of owning a pharmacy into reality. In 2016, after flooding displaced people in nearby counties, Njoku began dispensing buprenorphine
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La politización de las vacunas contra covid –y casi todo lo que tiene que ver con la pandemia– ha causado confusión, y fatiga total. Y algunas publicaciones que circulan en las redes sociales, por ejemplo, esta pieza hábilmente editada en YouTube, parecen aprovecharse de estos sentimientos, intentando sembrar dudas sobre la efectividad de las vacunas.
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To several U.S. senators, it looked wasteful, even outrageous. Every year, taxpayers pay for at least $750 million worth of expensive pharmaceuticals that are simply thrown away. Companies ship many of the drugs in “Costco”-size vials, one lawmaker said, that once opened usually cannot be resealed or saved for other patients. Yet pharma gets paid
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SACRAMENTO, California – Conseguir agua potable le costó a Ignacio Padilla su seguro médico. Este veterano de la Segunda Guerra Mundial necesitaba pagar el préstamo de la bomba de agua instalada en su propiedad de un acre, en el condado rural de Tulare. Ahorró cuidadosamente unos cuantos miles de dólares para poder pagar la deuda,
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HELENA, Mont. — The 2021 Montana legislative session will be remembered as one of the state’s most consequential as a Republican-led legislature and governor’s office passed new laws restricting abortions, lowering taxes and regulating marijuana. But the debate over those and other highly publicized issues may have caused other meaningful legislation related to health care
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FDA Approves Jemperli (dostarlimab-gxly) for Women with Recurrent or Advanced dMMR Endometrial Cancer London UK 22 April 2021 — GlaxoSmithKline today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Jemperli (dostarlimab-gxly), a programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) blocking antibody, based on the company’s Biologics License Application. Jemperli is indicated for the treatment of adult
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Could a decades-old antidepressant be a secret weapon against covid? A few scientists think so, after two small studies showed that fluvoxamine, typically prescribed for obsessive-compulsive disorder, prevented serious illness in all participants who took the pills soon after developing symptoms. It’s an exciting notion: A $10, two-week course of this drug could reduce death
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FDA Approves Ponvory (ponesimod) for the Treatment of Adults with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (March 19, 2021) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ponvory™ (ponesimod), a once-daily oral selective sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) modulator, to treat adults with relapsing
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EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 1, 2021– Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS), a company dedicated to developing and delivering medicines that make a meaningful difference to people affected by neurological diseases, today announced it has received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a supplemental New Drug Application for Gocovri® (amantadine) extended release
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