Category Archives: Pharmaceuticals

President Trump’s plan to lower drug prices could hurt more later

President Trump’s plan to lower drug prices could hurt more later https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/11/president-trumps-plan-to-lower-drug-prices-could-hurt-more-later.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Let’s hope he does a good job on this project…

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Trump pleases insurers, angers Democrats with drug-pricing plan

Trump pleases insurers, angers Democrats with drug-pricing plan https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-pleases-insurers-angers-democrats-drug-pricing-plan-n873501 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: You can’t please everyone, he is doing the best for the people…

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Why a drug for aging would challenge Washington

Why a drug for aging would challenge Washington https://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/12/13/anti-aging-research-drugs-000595 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: Indeed!

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CVS Health to buy Aetna for around $69 billion

CVS Health to buy Aetna for around $69 billion https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/03/cvs-health-to-buy-aetna.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Consolidation in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries can be expected to bring down costs of care…

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Amazon holding exploratory talks with generic-drug makers

Amazon holding exploratory talks with generic-drug makers https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/30/amazon-holding-exploratory-talks-with-generic-drug-makers.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Amazon continues its push to impact and improve American life wherever it can…  

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CVS makes more than $66 billion bid for Aetna: sources

CVS makes more than $66 billion bid for Aetna: sources http://www.reuters.com/article/us-aetna-m-a-cvs-health/cvs-makes-more-than-66-billion-bid-for-aetna-sources-idUSKBN1CV3CM?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29 Re-posted from Reuters. Geoff Geoff Comments: The healthcare industry is consolidating…

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Democrat: Trump ‘enthusiastic’ about call for Medicare to negotiate drug prices

Democrat: Trump ‘enthusiastic’ about call for Medicare to negotiate drug prices – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/democrat-trump-enthusiastic-call-medicare-negotiate-drug-prices/story?id=46066596 Re-posted from ABC News. Geoff

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Trump says he is working on plan to bring down drug prices

Trump says he is working on plan to bring down drug prices | Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-obamacare-drugs-idUSKBN16E1RY?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29 Re-posted from Reuters. Geoff

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Trump Tells Drugmakers to Manufacture in the U.S.

Trump Tells Drugmakers to Manufacture in the U.S. – NBC News http://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/trump-tells-drugmakers-manufacture-u-s-n714676?cid=public-rss_20170131 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff

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Prescription Pain-Killers: “Far Riskier” Than Gun Ownership

Prescription Pain-Killers: “Far Riskier” Than Gun Ownership | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-05-23/prescription-pain-killers-far-riskier-gun-ownership Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff

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