Tag Archives: Drug

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted. FILE PHOTO: Ken Frazier, Chairman and CEO, Merck & Co., speaks… Read More »

Drug Pricing Should Reflect Value, Not Recoupment Of Investment

Leonard S. Schleifer, president and chief executive officer of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., speaks during the Bloomberg “Focus on Pharma” event in New York City on June 29, 2016. Schleifer discussed the need for the pharmaceutical industry to do a better job explaining the value proposition of products they bring out and the need to price… Read More »

Oklahoma grandfather who claims a drug for DOGS cured him of cancer is tumor-free

Oklahoma grandfather who claims a drug for DOGS cured him of ‘head-to-toe’ cancer is tumor-free two years after doctors gave him three months to live Joe Tippens, of Oklahoma was diagnosed with late-stage small cell lung cancer in 2016 By January 2017, it had spread throughout his body  Joe’s life expectancy was three months, but doctors… Read More »

Viewpoints: Make The Health Of Newborns A National Priority; Incentive Programs Help Drug Abusers Kick The Habit For Good

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: Let’s Make Our Babies A National Priority  Four million babies will be born in the U.S. this year, each one a bundle of infinite potential. They’re the next generation of doctors, scientists, artists, parents, educators and leaders. Science tells us that their early… Read More »