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Price Set For COVID Drug Remdesivir

(CNN) - Gilead Sciences is setting prices for its COVID-19 drug Remdesivir as it moves out of its donation period. It will be $390.00 per vial for some parts the US government, and for the governments of developed countries.…

1st Drug Approved To Treat Kids' Peanut Allergies

(CNN) - The FDA approved the first drug to treat peanut allergies in children on Friday. The new medication called Palforzia can be used in children ages four to 17. It's for children who have been diagnosed with a…

FDA: Weight Loss Drug May Increase Cancer Risk

(CNN) - The prescription weight loss medicine Belviq might be associated with an increased risk of cancer. That's according to a warning issued Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration. It's based on the results of clinical trials assessing…

DOJ: DEA Let Opioid Supply Surge Amid Growing Crisis

(CNN) - A new Justice Department report says the drug enforcement agency allowed opioid manufacturers to make more pills, even as overdose rates rose. The inspector general says the DEA approved a more than 400% increase in oxycodone output…

Drug Extends Life Of Younger Women With Breast Cancer

(CNN) - A new breast cancer drug is showing some promise. Younger women suffering from a common form of advanced breast cancer have experienced significantly improved survival rates when treated with a drug that targets cancer cells. An international…

FDA Approves First Postpartum Depression Drug

(CNN) - For the first time ever, the Food and Drug Aministration has approved a medication specifically for treating postpartum depression. Experts say the news, announced by the FDA Tuesday, is a glimmer of hope for women and physicians…

Pfizer to Raise Drug Prices in January

(CNN) - Months after it agreed to hold off raising prices following heavy pressure from president Trump, Pfizer now says it will increase the prices of 41 drugs in January. The pharmaceutical giant says one drug will go up…