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CBO: Pelosi drug pricing bill would save government $345B over 10 years, but stifle new treatments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill to let the government negotiate prices on some drugs would save the government $ 345 billion over seven years but stifle innovation of new treatments and cures, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office. Democrats are likely to use the findings, from an initial report from the… Read More »

Government attorneys, OxyContin maker in settlement discussions as it faces billions in lawsuits

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday they are in active settlement talks with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin that is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation’s opioid crisis. Purdue has been cast by attorneys and addiction experts… Read More »

Healthy woman diagnosed with cervical cancer at 25 begs Government to lower smear test age 

‘Healthy’ woman who was told she had advanced cervical cancer aged 25 and had a hysterectomy begs officials to lower the smear test age to 16 Emily-Rae Rushmer had no symptoms other than abnormal bleeding She was diagnosed in November and got progressively more ill over Christmas  She is infertile and went through an early… Read More »

Becrypt achieves UK Government G-Cloud 11 Certification

Becrypt’s MDM+, Security Operations Centre and Managed Desktop Services added to the framework London, UK – 5th July 2019 – Becrypt, a trusted provider of cybersecurity software products and services, today announced that it is certified under the G-Cloud 11 framework to deliver cloud software and support services. This is the sixth consecutive year that… Read More »