Kyrsten Sinema says she will ‘move forward’ on economic bill, putting Biden’s agenda on the cusp of Senate approval

Washington CNN — Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Thursday night offered critical support for President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda after party leaders agreed to change new tax proposals at her request, indicating she would “move forward” on Democrats’ sweeping economic package that has been the product of intensive negotiations for more than a year. Sinema’s support … Read more

Brittney Griner is facing a 9-year sentence in a Russian jail following conviction. Here’s what could come next for the WNBA star

CNN  —  After a Russian court sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday to nine years in prison for a drug smuggling conviction, the player’s supporters, teammates and numerous US officials swiftly condemned the decision, many concerned her detention is being used to advance Russia’s agenda in the Ukraine war. Now, Griner has returned to … Read more

Newsom announces California will produce its own ‘low cost’ insulin

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced on Thursday that his state will be producing its own “low cost” insulin, stating, “People should not go into debt to get lifesaving medication.” Newsom said that the state budget he recently signed includes $100 million for California to “contract and make [its] own insulin at a cheaper price, … Read more

Madurai to Agra, smaller towns witness strong growth in sales of medicines

In terms of launches, around 68% have been in acute therapy in the last 12 months, data shows Topicsmedicine | Pharma Companies Sohini Das | mumbai Last Updated at May 20, 2022 06:05 IST Medicine sales grew at a fast clip in smaller cities like Madurai, Meerut, Agra, and Varanasi in … Read more

What is medication abortion, and who has access to it?

CNN — A leaked draft of a majority opinion says the US Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade, the case that established the federal right to an abortion, meaning access to medication abortion may be more important than ever. Some states have restricted the practice, but in December, the US Food and … Read more

William Husel: Jury deadlocked in murder trial of Ohio doctor accused of overprescribing fentanyl to the dying

CNN — Jurors in Ohio said Monday they are at an impasse and cannot reach a unanimous verdict in the murder trial of William Husel, the doctor accused of overprescribing the powerful opioid fentanyl to his critically ill patients and hastening their deaths. Franklin County Judge Michael Holbrook instructed the jurors to continue their deliberations, … Read more