Pharma giants take on Appalachian cancer rates in newest screening initiative

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Two portraits, or perhaps stereotypes, of rural Appalachia exist. One conjures images of winding country roads connecting idyllic Leave-It-To-Beaver towns hidden in the shadows of rugged mountain ranges. The other brings to mind rusted suspension bridges, buckling … Read more

Test to Treat: pharmacists say Biden’s major new Covid initiative won’t work | Coronavirus

A major new Biden administration initiative to facilitate access to Covid-19 antivirals will have a limited impact and fail to mitigate certain health inequities, major pharmacist groups argue, because pharmacists are restricted from prescribing the pills. Announced in Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, the “Test to Treat” program is meant to address the … Read more