Drugs

First it was Pfizer. Now Novartis has frozen drug prices in the US

19 minutes ago   |   CNN Money

Switzerland's Novartis is holding off on hiking drug prices in the United States, days after President Donald Trump called on other companies to follow Pfizer's lead in rolling...
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Sorry to Bother You and the New Black Surrealism

39 minutes ago   |   Slate

In Boots Riley's cartoonish, anti-capitalist drug trip of a movie, Sorry to Bother You , the protagonist, a telemarketer named Cassius “Cash” Green , is at a bar with friends...
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Will Mexico Legalize Drugs? Obrador Explores Radical Bid to Bring Narcotics Wars Under Control

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Incoming Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero said Obrador had given her "carte blanche" to do whatever is needed to restore peace.
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Novartis joins Pfizer in halting U.S. drug price hikes

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Novartis expects to hit the top of its 2018 sales guidance after a strong second quarter, the CEO said, despite joining Pfizer in freezing its U.S. drug prices for the rest of...
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Medicaid Under The Influence: How Drugmakers Sway Medication Options For Patients

Medicaid Under The Influence: How Drugmakers Sway Medication Options For Patients

3 hours ago   |   NPR

Drug companies have infiltrated nearly every part of the process that determines how their drugs will be covered by Medicaid, an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public...
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Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its...
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Moore: Low drug prices harm medical innovation

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

One of Donald Trump's more memorable promises on the campaign trail was to lower the cost of prescription drugs. Polls show this issue remains popular with Americans...
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Doctors, pharmacists give advice on blood pressure drug recalled over cancer risk

Doctors, pharmacists give advice on blood pressure drug recalled over cancer risk

8 hours ago   |   KMBC

The recalled valsartan is common but there are several alternatives to take
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Cowboys' Randy Gregory says he's now a 'totally different person'

Cowboys' Randy Gregory says he's now a 'totally different person'

9 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Gregory was reinstated by the NFL on Tuesday after missing all of last season due to drug-related offenses.
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Texas Executes Christopher Young for 2004 Slaying of Store Owner

9 hours ago   |   Time

A Texas prisoner was executed Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner after courts turned down appeals that the state parole board...
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Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

European Union regulators today slapped Google with a massive $5 billion penalty for abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system. Antitrust regulators... Read more ...

Soccer team rescued after 18 days in cave expected to leave hospital

Soccer team rescued after 18 days in cave expected to leave hospital

Some of the boys were treated for minor infections during their hospital stay. Read more ...

Ex-FBI head James Comey urges public to vote for Democrats

Ex-FBI head James Comey urges public to vote for Democrats

Former FBI Director James Comey is urging "all who believe in this country's values" to vote for Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections. Read more ...

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is banning tour buses near a house made famous by the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House." Read more ...

NBA trade rumors: Kawhi Leonard, DeMar DeRozan really don't want this deal...

NBA trade rumors: Kawhi Leonard, DeMar DeRozan really don't want this deal to happen

The Spurs and Raptors are reportedly close to completing a trade involving Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan, and both stars aren't exactly excited about the idea of switching... Read more ...

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

The American League has won 18 of the last 21 All-Star Games played to a decision, taking a 44-43 lead in the series, with two ties. Read more ...

2 people found dead inside Orlando apartment, police say

2 people found dead inside Orlando apartment, police say

A man and a woman were found dead Wednesday morning in an Orlando apartment, police said. Read more ...

Former Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

Former Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

MILLBROOK, Ala. - U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald... Read more ...

MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, asks courts for...

MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, asks courts for protection from lawsuits

The entertainment giant is not seeking monetary damages but, citing a federal law, asks the courts to protect it from legal actions filed by the victims. Read more ...

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Less Humid and Mostly Sunny

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