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Abortion Providers Seek Equal Treatment on Pregnancy-Ending Drug

Abortion providers in three states where the procedure is legal on Thursday asked a federal judge to ensure they’ll be able to use mifepristone to the same extent as their colleagues in other states.

Healthcare Bankruptcy Spike Underscores Unique Vulnerabilities

Healthcare bankruptcies have recently spiked as labor shortages and rising interest rates neutralize an industry boost once fueled by the government’s pandemic aid.

Pfizer Sued Over Administrative Fees in $21 Billion 401(k) Plan

A former Pfizer Inc. employee filed a proposed class action claiming the pharmaceutical giant mismanages its $21 billion 401(k) plan by overpaying for administrative and recordkeeping services.

Surgeon General Calls for Age Restriction on Social Media Access

US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy said Thursday imposing age restrictions on social media access, protecting children’s data privacy, and requiring data transparency from companies would help parents and children to understand the potential harm of social media.

Amgen, Seagen Join Drugmakers That Owe Medicare for Price Surges

Drugmakers such as Amgen Inc. and Seagen Inc. will have to pay Medicare back for certain medication prices that increased faster than inflation, the Biden administration announced Friday as it continues work on its landmark drug pricing law.

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Chambers of Commerce Sue to Block Medicare Drug Negotiations

The US Chamber of Commerce and several state and local affiliates are suing the federal government claiming the drug price control provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act are unconstitutional and violate a host of federal laws, including those governing the separation of powers, due process, and the enumerated powers of Congress.

US to Impose Penalties on 43 Drugs Over Price Hikes

The Biden Administration issues the list of 43 prescription drugs for which Medicare beneficiaries’ coinsurances may be lower between July 1 and Sept. 30, the Department of Health and Human Services says in statement.

Beyond Abortion: The Fight Over Fetal Personhood Is Here

When do legal rights begin, at birth or before that? This video looks at the fetal personhood movement, and what it could mean for the future of abortion. We explore its history and the constitutional argument underpinning it.

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