Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: legislation

Congress Holds Historic Hearing on Childhood Trauma

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On July 11, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform held its first-ever hearing on childhood trauma, featuring emotional testimony from survivor witnesses, as well as a number of prominent public health experts and government officials.

Doctors Launch Sweeping Pharmaceutical Reform Proposal

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From Medical Xpress: A group of 21 prominent physicians have released a comprehensive proposal to guarantee everyone access to safe, innovative, and affordable medication. The proposed reforms...

Payment Disclosure Bill is a Good First Step, but More is...

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From The Globe and Mail: Ontario's newly proposed physician-payment disclosure law is an important first step in the direction of improved health care and increased...

Ontario Bill Will Reveal Drug Company Payments to Doctors

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From the Toronto Star: The province of Ontario has introduced a new transparency bill that will require pharmaceutical and medical device companies to disclose payments they make...

PA State Representatives Introduce Bill to Ban ECT on Children

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From Fox43: Last week, two Pennsylvania state representatives, Tom Murt and Stephen Kinsey, introduced a bill to prohibit the use of electroconvulsive therapy on children...

Have You Ever Wondered Why Labels on Supplements are so Vague?

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If it wasn’t evident before, these newer regulations make it crystal clear that prescription drugs have a monopoly over the terms “medicine” and “therapeutic benefit,” and that it is very difficult for anything that isn’t a Big Pharma drug to make a therapeutic claim.

A Bill to Explore the Relationship Between Veteran Suicides and Prescription...

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The objective of [these] bills is to combat suicide deaths by ensuring that accurate information is available on the relationship between suicides and prescription "medication". At the present time, 20 US veterans a day are dying by suicide.

“How Poverty Affects Children’s Brains”

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New research is investigating how “poverty reduction promotes cognitive and brain development.”