California Makes PrEP and PEP Available Without Prescription

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 09:19

advocate.com - Pharmacists in California will be able to dispense HIV prevention drugs without a prescription beginning next year under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, making the…

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Impact 50: $500 Million To $5 Billion

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 08:56

forbes.com - Never before has it been more on trend to do good with your dollars. Coined at a Rockefeller Foundation event in 2007, the term “impact investing” is defined as investing in ventures…

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HIV prevention drugs will be available over the counter in California under law signed by Newsom

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 07:50

latimes.com - California will expand access to HIV prevention drugs by allowing pharmacies to offer the medications without a prescription under a law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday. Senate…

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Bernie Sanders Wants to Alleviate Senior Loneliness

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 07:09

jacobinmag.com - According to a study published in March, one-third of American seniors feel lonely. The same study found that nearly 30 percent of seniors reported they socialized with family,…

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We Don’t Need More “Choice” — We Need Medicare for All

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 22:00

jacobinmag.com - During a speech yesterday at an upscale Florida retirement village, Donald Trump announced a new executive order aimed at expanding the Medicare Advantage program — which allows…

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Gavin Newsom signs bill to make anti-HIV drug available without prescription

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 19:35

sfchronicle.com - SACRAMENTO — California will make up to two months of an HIV-prevention drug available to patients from a pharmacist without a doctor’s prescription. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB159…

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Trump just launched a stealth attack on Medicare

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 14:34

alternet.org - Watch out, older Americans and people with disabilities! President Trump just announced a plan to give corporate health insurers more control over your health care. His new executive…

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'It's like a death sentence': retired Britons in EU face loss of healthcare

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:17

theguardian.com - Britons with serious, sometimes terminal, illnesses who live in the EU say they have no certainty about how or even whether their healthcare costs will be covered after a no-deal…

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When masculinity turns 'toxic': A gender profile of mass shootings

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:13

latimes.com - Soon after a 19-year-old man killed three people and wounded more than a dozen others at a festival in Gilroy, Calif., in late July, California Gov. Gavin Newsom noted something often…

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Buttigieg unveils an aggressive plan for lowering drug prices

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:53

statnews.com - WASHINGTON — South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Monday unveiled a sweeping plan aimed at lowering prescription drug prices — and though he’s one of the most moderate Democrats…

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