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Solicitor general to back Merck at Supreme Court in Fosamax pre-emption case

Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed in June to hear Merck & Co.’s appeal in the years-long Fosamax liability litigation, acting Solicitor General Jefferey Wall asked for permission to present oral arguments. It would be a plus for Merck, because Wall has been a major voice on the hotly debated issue of pre-emption, which revolves around the question… Read More »

All Health Policy Is Local: The Case of the Individual Mandate Penalty in New York

By CHRISTINE EIBNER, SARAH NOWAK, PREETHI RAO Sarah Nowak Preethi Rao Christine Eibner Although signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has been in constant flux, with key aspects changing due to time-dependent provisions, Supreme Court decisions and shifts in U.S. policy. The effects of changes to the ACA on health insurance enrollment… Read More »

UK health care worker contracts rare monkeypox virus in third case

The latest patient had been involved in caring for another case at Blackpool Victoria Hospital before monkeypox was diagnosed.  (CDC) LONDON –  A health worker in northern England has become the third person in Britain to contract a rare illness caused by a monkeypox virus after caring for a patient infected with the disease following… Read More »