Healthcare

Lack of access to affordable healthcare puts millions of people at risk in America. Complex pricing strategies and patent laws can lead to disproportionate costs for vulnerable members of society.



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F.D.A. Approves Alzheimer’s Drug Despite Fierce Debate Over Whether It Works

Aducanumab, or Aduhelm, is the first new Alzheimer's treatment in 18 years and the first to attack …

3 months, 2 weeks

First vaccine doses distributed by Covax land in West African nation of Ghana

ABUJA, Nigeria - Ghana became the first country to receive a shipment of coronavirus vaccine from a…

6 months, 4 weeks

U.S. and Novavax Will Aid Global Vaccination Campaign

The Biden administration plans to make good on a promise to donate $4 billion, while the pharmaceut…

7 months

New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected Workers From Covid-19

The case focuses on two of the company's facilities in New York. New York's attorney general, Letit…

7 months, 1 week

Justice Dept. Accuses Walmart of Fueling Opioid Crisis

The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday for what it said was the company's role in fueling t…

9 months

Amazon says almost 20,000 of its frontline workers have had Covid-19.

American employers continue to cut jobs at rates that dwarf the pace of layoffs in past decades, ev…

11 months, 4 weeks

AstraZeneca, Under Fire for Vaccine Safety, Releases Trial Blueprints

Experts are concerned that the company has not been more forthcoming about two participants who bec…

1 year

U.S., European COVID-19 vaccine developers pledge to uphold testing rigour

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nine leading U.S. and European vaccine developers pledged on Tuesday to uphol…

1 year

Some Vaccine Makers Say They Plan to Profit From Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna, which is receiving $483 million from the U.S. government, told lawmakers it would not sell…

1 year, 2 months

Walmart, Kroger will start requiring customers in US stores to wear masks

Walmart will require customers at all of its US stores to wear masks beginning next week, becoming …

1 year, 2 months

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AbbVie Inc.
Abbvie Should Disclose its Lobbying Expenditures

AbbVie should disclose lobbying activities so shareholders can assess which are consistent with the company's expressed goals.

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Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

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Johnson & Johnson
Address High Drug Pricing via New Strategy

Recent ire has surfaced a number of financial and reputational risks to Johnson and Johnson resulting from from high priced pharmaceuticals.

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AbbVie Inc.
Stop Runaway Drug Prices

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Melinta Therapeutic…
Stay True to Antibiotic Strategy

Stay true to your mission to create and commercialize antibiotics.

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