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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

by Dane Hamilton The pharmaceutical industry, which last year was battered by concerns over Amazon’s potential entry into the market and uncertainties over giant health insurer vertical mergers, has a more sanguine outlook for 2019. The threat of the e-commerce giant offering low-price prescription medications has now been supplanted by milder concerns that lawmakers could… Read More »

What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical

As part of last year’s physical Trump requested then-White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson to do something quite unusual, He asked him to administer a cognitive exam. These types of exams are not a routine part of a standard physical. Jackson, who was also the physician to President Barack Obama, said it was the first… Read More »