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Pfizer to conduct Lyme disease vaccine trial in Maine

Jun. 01, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

BREWER, Maine (AP) — Pfizer has partnered with a Maine health care system to conduct the third phase of a Lyme disease clinical trial to test the efficacy of the company's vaccine. The trial, held at Northern Light Health system in Brewer, will span over 13 months and require...

WVa trial expert: Drug makers downplayed risks in marketing

Apr. 08, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawyers for the state of West Virginia concluded the first week of a trial against three major opioid makers Friday by outlining how pharmaceutical companies rebranded the highly addictive drugs decades ago to expand their prescriber base while downplaying the risks. ...

Medicare weighs premium cut after limiting Alzheimer's drug

Apr. 07, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare said Thursday it's considering a cut in enrollee premiums, after officials stuck with an earlier decision to sharply limit coverage for a pricey new Alzheimer's drug projected to drive up program costs. The agency “is looking at that, and is still going...