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Surprise billing, drug rebates among likely reforms this year, S&P Global says

Dive Brief: Strong bipartisan support in Congress could spur passage of surprise billing legislation before the 2020 elections, a new S&P Global report predicts. President Donald Trump has promised to end the practice, and both Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander, D-Tenn., and ranking minority member Patty Murray, D-Wash., have sent proposals to the Congressional… Read More »

Obesity Is Driving Rise in Cancer Among Young People

Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of various types of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These obesity-related cancers are now found to be on the rise among young people in the United States. What’s more, rates are steeply increasing in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations, suggest… Read More »

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in the 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was… Read More »