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Trump says prescription drug importation promised in July is coming ‘soon’

President Trump said Friday that he is working on a plan to allow Florida and other states to import less expensive prescription drugs, a promise the administration made four months ago. “Hard-working Americans don’t deserve to pay such high prices for the drugs they need. We are fighting DAILY to make sure this HAPPENS…” Trump… Read More »

Ex-FDA adviser says LASIK eye surgery should be banned

Millions of Americans have undergone LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision, but one former FDA adviser who voted to approve the procedure now thinks it should be banned because of complications faced by some patients. “Essentially we ignored the data on vision distortions that persisted for years,” Morris Waxler told CBS News. “I re-examined… Read More »

CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »

Pediatricians are more likely to ask families about smoke alarm safety than gun safety, study says

That’s according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients. A team of doctors and researchers analyzed health… Read More »

Elizabeth Warren says she’ll deliver plan to fund Medicare for All

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Elizabeth Warren said she’ll soon unveil a plan to pay for her Medicare for All plan after weeks of criticism for not providing details about a concept long promoted by a Democratic primary rival, Vermont Sen.Bernie Sanders. Closing out a rally before about 475 people at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, the… Read More »