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Should Doctors Speculate About the President’s Mental Health?

Should Doctors Speculate About the President’s Mental Health? (1)

On May 21, psychiatrist Dr. Jerrold Post posed a controversial question to his peers at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) annual meeting in San Diego: Should the psychiatry community continue to abide by a self-imposed code—the so-called Goldwater Rule—that stops them from commenting on the mental health of a public figure? Specifically, should they refrain from speculating about the mental health of President Donald Trump?
Drug pricing didn’t come up in White House biomedical meeting

Drug pricing didn’t come up in White House biomedical meeting (0)

It was an elephant in the room: Drug pricing has been a key focus of President Donald Trump's narrative on the drug industry since even before he took office. But in a White House meeting on biomedical research Monday, which included executives from drug companies as well as academic and government health leaders, the topic didn't come up.
How Drugmakers Face Global Push-Back On High Prices

How Drugmakers Face Global Push-Back On High Prices (0)

Pharmaceutical companies are under fire around the world as a wave of new treatments for cancer and other serious conditions reach the market at ever rising prices, and the pressure looks set to increase.
White House Plans Obamacare Showdown Next Week

White House Plans Obamacare Showdown Next Week (0)

The White House is pushing for another showdown vote on repealing Obamacare next week, to coincide with President Trump hitting his 100-day milestone in office.
Is Trumpcare Dead or Alive?

Is Trumpcare Dead or Alive? (0)

The message President Trump delivered to House Republicans on the evening of March 23 was unambiguous: Pass the American Health Care Act the next day, his top advisers told them, or the president would scrap the whole effort to repeal Obamacare and move on to the rest of his agenda.
What AHCA’s Failure Means For Doctors

What AHCA’s Failure Means For Doctors (0)

While Republicans have pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to gather enough support for its passage, physicians can expect little to change—for now. But experts say watching what the Trump Administration does next will determine how healthcare might be affected.
Health Savings Accounts’ Dirty Secret And How The GOP Can Fix It

Health Savings Accounts’ Dirty Secret And How The GOP Can Fix It (0)

Multiple Republican leaders reiterated the GOP’s intention to repeal Obamacare in the House Republican Leadership News Conference today. Speaker Paul Ryan gushed how the Republican plan will restore the relationship between the patient and the doctor once again. They also railed against high-deductible plans and touted health savings accounts as an answer to our insurance woes. The GOP wants to get government out of health care and put it back in the hands of the people. What does this mean? Today, I will tackle the fallacies of using health savings accounts to solve our health care problems.
Trump Wants The FDA To Move Faster. His Actions Are Having The Opposite Effect.

Trump Wants The FDA To Move Faster. His Actions Are Having The Opposite Effect. (0)

“It doesn’t help if there’s chaos, demoralization, and demonization of the agency.”
Health Care Executive: Trump Could Either Repeal Or Restructure Obamacare

Health Care Executive: Trump Could Either Repeal Or Restructure Obamacare (0)

To Centene Chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff, there is no question that the Affordable Care Act needs fixing. In response to Donald Trump's promise to repeal Obamacare, Neidorff said that while the system has been successful for Centene, which focuses on government-sponsored health-care programs, its structural pitfalls leave much to be desired.
Winners And Losers In The Health-Care Industry Under President Trump

Winners And Losers In The Health-Care Industry Under President Trump (0)

With much about President-elect Donald Trump's health-care agenda still unclear, the health-care industry's initial response to his election has been scattered. Hospital stocks were down. Health insurers' stock prices were mixed. Pharmaceutical and biotech stocks, on the other hand, got a big bump.