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Study Links Drug Maker Gifts for Doctors to More Overdose Deaths

WASHINGTON — A new study offers some of the strongest evidence yet of the connection between the marketing of opioids to doctors and the nation’s addiction epidemic. It found that counties where opioid manufacturers offered a large number of gifts and payments to doctors had more overdose deaths involving the drugs than counties where direct-to-physician… Read More »

Pelosi Wants More Americans Subsidized To Buy Obamacare

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California holds the gavel after at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)ASSOCIATED PRESS More Americans will become eligible for subsidies to buy individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act if Nancy Pelosi gets her way. The new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives said… Read More »