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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 »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

Catherine O'Mahony: 'Sex ed in the 80s was a box-ticking exercise for nuns – this generation has a chance for enlightenment'

I remember it well. The nuns wanted nothing to do with it, back in the day. From memory they faded deliberately into the background on the day the Sex Talk was due to take place. We girls – 15 and fairly ignorant on the workings of the flesh – were ushered into the geography room… Read More »