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Office visits for ongoing prescribing of skeletal muscle relaxant drugs tripled from 2005 to 2016, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open.
Gilead Sciences announced Monday that it expects to charge U.S. hospitals $3,120 for a typical COVID-19 patient who requires its drug remdesivir. Gilead will start charging for the drug in July, but federal and state officials will continue to determine which hospitals receive it.
New coronavirus cases continued to surge over the weekend in the United States, with some parts of the country pulling back their reopenings and some facing strains on hospital and testing capacity. Approximately 39,000 cases were recorded nationwide on Sunday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The scientific evidence supporting healthy lifestyle habits for disease prevention and treatment is coming into focus.
The Trump administration urged the Supreme Court to invalidate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a legal brief filed Thursday, telling the court that "the entire ACA must fall." The Justice Department said the 2010 health law is invalid because Congress in 2017 ended the financial penalty for not having health insurance, though it did not take effec