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Trump backs needle exchange, not supervised injections, in his HIV strategy

The Trump administration is backing needle exchange programs to reach its goal of ending HIV transmission within a decade, and will continue to oppose supervised injection sites where people inject illegal drugs in a room with a healthcare provider nearby. The policy position, stated by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar at the National… Read More »

Trump appoints failed VA nominee Ronny Jackson as his chief medical adviser

President Trump has appointed failed Veterans Affairs secretary nominee Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson to serve as assistant to the president and chief medical adviser, according to the White House. Trump tapped 40 staffers for promotions and new jobs Saturday, including Jackson, whose name was in the middle of the long list. Jackson has remained out… Read More »

Winners And Losers Under Bold Trump Plan To Slash Drug Rebate Deals

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Few consumers have heard of the secret, business-to-business payments that the Trump administration wants to ban in an attempt to control drug costs. But the administration’s plan for drug rebates, announced Thursday, would end the pharmaceutical business as usual, shift billions in revenue and… Read More »