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Would Trump's New Drug Rebate Rule Help You?

Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), speaks during healthcare pricing roundtable on Jan. 23, 2019. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The Trump Administration has proposed a major change in the way drugs are priced for Medicare beneficiaries. The new rules would upend the current complex and opaque pricing system for… Read More »

Prostate Drug Finasteride Can Safely Lower Cancer Risk, Study Says

Print this page THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 — Finasteride, best known as the enlarged-prostate medicine Proscar, is a safe, effective way to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, according to long-term findings from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT). The trial was funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute and enrolled nearly 19,000 men between… Read More »