STAT+: PHARMALITTLE: PFIZER IDENTIFIES FIRST COUNTERFEIT VERSIONS OF ITS COVID-19 VACCINE; TOP HOUSE DEMOCRATS INVESTIGATE EMERGENT BIOSOLUTIONS

Rise and shine, everyone, another busy day is on the way. This is the middle of the week, after all, which means congratulations are...

OPINION: LISTEN: A BAGHDAD-TRAINED PHYSICIAN ON THE BARRIERS TO GETTING A MEDICAL LICENSE IN THE U.S

In this episode of the First Opinion Podcast, I speak with Lubab al-Quraishi, a Baghdad-trained physician, about her difficulty getting...

 
 
 

OPINION: LOW-TECH BUT HIGH-VALUE: DON'T STOP REIMBURSING PHONE-ONLY TELEHEALTH VISITS

At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and private insurers made the timely decision...

OPINION: FDA: MAKE MEDICAL APPS RELIABLE, NOT RISKY

The fear of Covid-19 catapulted symptom checkers from the periphery of public attention to the center. Wearables like the Apple Watch,...

 
 
 

‘NO ONE WAS LISTENING': LONG COVID PATIENTS STRUGGLE TO GET CARE FOR THEIR SYMPTOMS

Last summer, in the six weeks after she began feeling terrifyingly breathless and was briefly hospitalized for Covid-19, Crystal Williams...

STAT+: WHY HOSPITALS HATE BERNIE SANDERS' LATEST HEALTH REFORM PUSH

WASHINGTON - Progressives in Congress, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders, have ramped up pressure on President Biden to honor his campaign...

 
 
 

TOP SENATE REPUBLICAN HOLDS UP BIDEN'S CMS NOMINEE OVER TEXAS MEDICAID WAIVER

WASHINGTON - A top Senate Republican is holding up the confirmation of President Biden's nominee to lead Medicare and Medicaid, he...

STAT+: PFIZER SHAREHOLDERS ARE URGED TO REJECT POLITICAL SPENDING THAT CONTRADICTS ‘COMPANY VALUES'

Arguing that Pfizer's political spending conflicts with the company's publicly stated values, a philanthropic organization is urging...

 
 
 

OPINION: FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR, ‘WHERE IS OUR PAUSE' FROM BEING KILLED BY POLICE?

Each night, after our 7-year-old son falls asleep, my wife or I go into his room to re-tuck him in. Even if he is perfectly fine, we...

STAT+: BEAM THERAPEUTICS UNVEILS NEW CRISPR BASE EDITING TOOL TO TARGET THE SICKLE CELL MUTATION

Right now, trillions of donut-shaped red blood cells are whizzing through your arteries, ferrying oxygen from your lungs to the tips...

 
 
 
STAT+: STAT+ Conversations: A conversation on building infrastructure for population health

STAT+: STAT+ CONVERSATIONS: A CONVERSATION ON BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR POPULATION HEALTH

Editors note: A livestream of the conversation will be embedded below at 1 p.m. ET. Sponsored By Continue to STAT+ to read the full...

STAT+: PHARMALITTLE: BIDEN AIDES MET WITH U.S. HEALTH COMPANIES ABOUT SUPPLY CHAINS; J&J COVID-19 SHOT NOTCHED $100M IN SALES

Everyone, and how are you today? A shiny sun and delightful breeze are enveloping the Pharmalot campus this morning, where the short...

 
 
 

STAT+: GENETICALLY TARGETED DRUG FROM SYNDAX PHARMA SHOWS REMISSIONS IN LEUKEMIA PATIENTS

Syndax Pharmaceuticals said Tuesday that its genetically targeted cancer drug induced complete remissions in patients with advanced...

WE KNOW A LOT ABOUT COVID-19. EXPERTS HAVE MANY MORE QUESTIONS

Less than a year and a half ago, the world was blissfully, dangerously ignorant of the existence of a coronavirus that would soon turn...

 
 
 

A NEW BOOK TRACES THE ROOTS OF THE OPIOID CRISIS THROUGH THE SECRETIVE SACKLER FAMILY

The family behind the OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma was already under intense legal and public scrutiny when they learned in 2019 that...

OPINION: CATCHING COVID-19 AFTER BEING VACCINATED ISN'T A MYTH. IT HAPPENED TO ME

When I was vaccinated against Covid-19, I felt a deep sense of relief: no more worries about personally catching the disease. So when...

 
 
 

OPINION: FTC'S CHALLENGE TO ILLUMINA'S VERTICAL MERGER WITH GRAIL IS ALL WRONG

My mom died of stage 4 cancer in February 2008. Had the technology existed then to detect her cancer earlier, she might have met my...

STAT+: ADAGIO RAISES $336 MILLION TO ADVANCE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TREATMENT

Waltham-based Adagio Therapeutics announced on Monday that it has raised $336 million in new funding to rapidly advance its Covid-19...

 
 
 

STAT+: PHARMALITTLE: J&J DENIES DESIGN OF ITS COVID-19 SHOT MAY EXPLAIN BLOOD CLOTS; SECOND TRIAL AGAINST OPIOID MAKERS BEGINS

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. Once again, another delightful weekend respite has come and gone, leaving...

STAT+: ADVOCACY GROUPS OUTRAGED AFTER PBM OFFERS A $500 GIFT CARD TO PERSUADE PATIENTS TO SWITCH DRUGS

Dozens of patient advocacy groups are angry over an unusual move by a pharmacy benefits manager that recently began offering $500 debit...

 
 
 



Liverpool could face Premier League punishment despite Super League exit

Liverpool could face Premier League punishment despite Super League exit

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Covid lockdown UK: Moment woman, 69, screams 'you're breaking my arm' as...

Covid lockdown UK: Moment woman, 69, screams 'you're breaking my arm' as police make arrest

Footage shows Janie Bailey being arrested by Greater Manchester Police for allegedly causing criminal damage by posting 'anti-coronavirus literature' in Wythenshaw on Saturday... Read more ...

William and Kate back at work as Queen spends 95th birthday without Philip

William and Kate back at work as Queen spends 95th birthday without Philip

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John Travolta expresses his heartbreaking experience with grief after losing...

John Travolta expresses his heartbreaking experience with grief after losing wife Kelly Preston

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Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez hails Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey: ‘He...

Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez hails Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey: ‘He can be one of the best in the world'

Arsenal signed Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid last summer Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez has hailed ‘incredible' Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey and says his former... Read more ...

Late night hosts react to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in George Floyd...

Late night hosts react to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in George Floyd murder trial: ‘There is more work to be done'

US late-night hosts insisted there is still work to be done as they reacted to Derek Chauvin's being found guilty of George Floyd's murder Late-night television hosts Jimmy... Read more ...

Conor McGregor's net worth after his proposal to buy Man Utd

Conor McGregor's net worth after his proposal to buy Man Utd

Ed Woodward's role in both the formation of the European Super League and the Red Devils' temporary involvement left him with little other option but to stand down Read more ...

Katie Price still married to Kieran Hayler despite announcing divorce

Katie Price still married to Kieran Hayler despite announcing divorce

Kieran Hayler has revealed that he's actually still married to Katie Price despite her announcing that she was "free" in an excited statement about her divorce last month Read more ...

Dave Bautista rules out wrestling return: WWE star Batista will ‘never go back'

Dave Bautista rules out wrestling return: WWE star Batista will ‘never go back'

The former world champion has reiterated his retirement Dave Bautista will ‘never go back' to WWE after retiring in 2019. The Guardians of the Galaxy actor - best known to pro... Read more ...

Peter Andre wants to be frozen after he dies which sounds pretty chill

Peter Andre wants to be frozen after he dies which sounds pretty chill

Peter Andre has got some pretty chill plans for the afterlife Peter Andre wants to be cryogenically frozen after he dies - because why not? The Mysterious Girl singer has... Read more ...