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Senators announce bipartisan plan to lower drug prices

July 23, 2019
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FDA approves first generic alternatives to Lyrica

July 22, 2019
The FDA has approved several generic versions of pregabalin for the treatment of patients with neuropathic pain related to diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia…

Centinel Spine receives IDE approval for cervical total disc replacement devices

July 19, 2019
Centinel Spine LLC announced it received investigational device approval from the FDA to begin a two-level clinical trial for its prodisc C anterior cervical total disc…
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CMS proposes to cover acupuncture for low back pain

July 18, 2019
CMS announced in a press release that it has proposed to cover acupuncture as a possible alternative treatment to opioid use for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic low…

FDA offers tips on advising patients how to dispose of unneeded medications

July 18, 2019
Proper disposal of unused prescription medication remains a major public health priority for the FDA, particularly for prescription opioid pain medicines, due to our
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