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Ryan Confident About Health Plan's Passage
Wall Street Journal : March 19, 2017, 4:23 am
Paul Ryan expressed confidence that the Republican health-care plan will pass the House later this week, saying his party’s lawmakers are working to make changes to the bill to address remaining concerns, including providing more assistance to older Americans.
A Prescription Blood Thinner Beat Aspirin at Preventing Recurrence of Blood Clots, Study Finds
Wall Street Journal : March 19, 2017, 2:40 am
A Canadian research team found low doses of the blood thinner rivaroxaban, marketed as Xarelto from Johnson & Johnson unit Janssen Pharmaceuticals, reduced the risk of blood clot recurrence by about 70% compared with aspirin, without increasing the risk of bleeding.
Generic Drugmakers Can Live With a Speedier FDA
Wall Street Journal : March 14, 2017, 9:44 am
FDA chief nominee Scott Gottlieb’s changes may pressure generic drug prices, but there are other positives for the sector.
GOP Senators Say House Health Bill Won't Pass Without Changes
Wall Street Journal : March 14, 2017, 5:27 am
Republican senators, alarmed by a nonpartisan report showing millions would lose insurance under the GOP health-care plan, warned Tuesday that the bill wouldn’t become law without fundamental changes.
After CBO Report, Democrats See Opening on Health Care
Wall Street Journal : March 14, 2017, 5:09 am
Democrats, after playing defense on health care for nearly a decade, are trying to turn the issue to their advantage in next year’s midterm elections, targeting in particular lawmakers who have already voted for the GOP health bill.