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Melania Trump calls opioid epidemic 'worst drug crisis in American history'

LYNCHBURG, Va. – First lady Melania Trump called the opioid epidemic the “worst drug crisis in American history” during a town-hall meeting with students at Liberty University in Virginia on Wednesday.  “When I took on opioid abuse as one of one of my pillars of my initiative ‘Be Best,’ I did it with the goal… Read More »

Civil rights attorney launches suit charging company with withholding new HIV drug

Benjamin Crump (Scott Olson/Getty Images) A new federal lawsuit has been filed against Gilead Sciences alleging that the pharmaceutical giant of putting profits over people. According to the Jacksonville Free Press, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump believes the company is intentionally withholding a safer HIV drug from hundreds of thousands of patients — particularly those in… Read More »

Which Drug Combination Works Best to Reduce Acute COPD Exacerbations?

November 20, 2018 Share this content: A higher blood eosinophil count was associated with a greater protective effect of ICS/LABA/LAMA against severe acute COPD exacerbations. A combination of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)/long-acting β2-agonist (LABA)/long-acting muscarinic receptor antagonist (LAMA) is possibly more effective than a LABA/LAMA combination or single long-acting bronchodilator therapy in reducing the risk for… Read More »