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Health and Human Services wants to end 'middlemen kickbacks' in drug pricing by targeting rebates

HHS Secretary Alex Azar The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to lower the list price of prescription drugs by correcting what it calls the perverse incentive to increase list prices to get higher rebates. The rebates are passed on to health plans, which use them to lower the price of premiums. But… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »

Nagpur Professor Wants 'Two-Finger Virginity Test’ Removed From Medical Curriculum, Writes to Centre

Image used for representational purpose only Photo Credits: Twitter/ Olivier Delfour Nagpur, January 3: Dr Indrajit Khandekar, a professor of forensic medicine at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) from Maharashtra’s Sewagram has written a letter to the Medical Council of India (MCI) seeking removal of ‘two-finger test’ also known as ‘virginity test’ from… Read More »