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Modern antivirals can cure 95% of people with HCV, lowering the risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure.
Biden’s CUREIT initiative aims to develop a toolbox of technologies to fight cancer, autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases.
The Biden initiative marks a turning point in a long-fought battle to control ever-rising drug prices.
The days of Americans paying far more for prescription drugs are ending, said President Biden.
The confusion about what’s true—and who’s telling the truth—is of critical importance to public health.
In the 1980s, AZT was labeled the most expensive drug in history at $8,000 annually. Now, scores of drugs cost more than $50,000 a year.
Some hospitals are still falling short of a law that went into effect in 2021 requiring them to publicly post their prices.
New office will take over the duties of the current White House COVID-19 and mpox response teams.
Cohen, an internal medicine physician, will lead the nation’s public health agency.
The compromise bill leaves Medicare and Medicaid funding untouched and includes no new work requirements for Medicaid.
Rochelle Walensky restored morale at the health agency and launched the widest-reaching reforms in decades to strengthen CDC operations.
The National Cancer Plan offers a road map for collaboration across cancer programs and bolsters the goals of the Cancer Moonshot.
144,500 transgender youth lost or remain at risk of losing access to gender-affirming care due to bans, notes the Williams Institute.
$9.6B for a new PrEP program to prevent HIV, $11B to eliminate hepatitis C and several proposed funding boosts encourage advocates.
Biden warned about Republicans trying to phase out Medicare and Social Security. Here, PolitiFact checks that claim and others.
The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) will soon mark 20 years. It has already saved 25 million lives. [VIDEO]
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