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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Bristol Myers Squibb’s Pomalyst (pomalidomide) for AIDS-Related and HIV-Negative Kaposi Sarcoma

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 2020 — Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Pomalyst ® (pomalidomide) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma whose disease has become resistant to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), or in patients with Kaposi sarcoma who are… Read More »

‘Really flimsy’: GOP senator condemns Trump administration lawsuit to overturn Obamacare

Sen. Lamar Alexander called the Department of Justice’s lawsuit that could end Obamacare “flimsy” and said he does not support President Trump’s decision to keep it afloat. The Justice Department has continued to pursue a lawsuit that could overturn the Affordable Care Act based on the 2017 GOP tax overhaul’s repeal of the individual mandate,… Read More »

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Trump says administration preparing an executive order on drug prices

US President Donald Trump speaks to the media prior to departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, July 5, 2019. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump said Friday he’s preparing an executive order declaring a “favored nations clause” for drug prices, where the U.S. will pay… Read More »

Trump Administration Wants to End Health Care Protections for LGBTs

A proposal released Friday, May 24, by the Trump administration seeks to allow discrimination against LGBT people in health care, BuzzFeed News reports. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wants to take away protections established under the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare) for LGBT people and women who’ve had… Read More »