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UPS drone makes first home prescription deliveries for CVS

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) Flight Forward drones have flown prescription medications to the front lawn of a private home and to a retirement center, the UPS unit’s first revenue-generating deliveries for drugstore chain CVS Health Corp (CVS.N). Flight Forward’s maiden delivery flight on Friday in Cary, North Carolina, beat rivals… Read More »

Viewpoints: Capitalism’s Cruel Cravings Fuel Vaping, Opioid Epidemics; Biogen Just Ditched Its Alzheimer’s Trial Participants By Pulling The Plug The First Time

Editorial writers focus on these health topics and others. Stat: Vaping And Prescription Opioids: Limbic Capitalism In Action  Have you ever written something and sent it off, only to encounter a perfect example of what you wanted to say? That happened to me. I had just finished a new book on addiction when the vaping… Read More »

First peanut allergy treatment gains backing from FDA advisory panel – Science Magazine

By Jennifer Couzin-FrankelSep. 13, 2019 , 5:15 PM After 8 hours of contentious discussion, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today endorsed the effectiveness of a first-of-its-kind peanut allergy treatment. By a seven-to-two vote, the panel concluded that the treatment, known as AR101, can reduce allergic reactions from accidental exposure to… Read More »

First Edition: July 3, 2019

NOTE TO READERS: KHN’s First Edition will not be published July 4-5. Look for it again in your inbox July 8. Happy holidays! Kaiser Health News: Newly Blue Maine Expands Access To Abortion While abortion bans in Republican-led states dominated headlines in recent weeks, a handful of other states have expanded abortion access. Maine joined… Read More »

First Edition: April 17, 2019

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: Planned Parenthood’s ‘Risky Strategy’ To Update Its Image The Trump administration is pushing ahead with its reproductive health agenda. It has rolled out changes to the Title X program, which funds family planning services for low-income people, that are designed to have a… Read More »