Tag Archives: rights

Viewpoints: Get Serious, Ditch Talk About Rights And Privilege When It Comes To ‘Medicare For All’; Check Out How Long Canadians Wait For Special Treatment

Editorial writers weigh in on health care issues. Stat: Medicare For All Is About Trade-Offs, Not Rights And Privileges Is health care a right or a privilege? That question dominates our thinking about U.S. health policy and often shapes critical political choices. Unfortunately, it also prevents an honest discussion about the trade-offs in health coverage.… Read More »

Civil rights attorney launches suit charging company with withholding new HIV drug

Benjamin Crump (Scott Olson/Getty Images) A new federal lawsuit has been filed against Gilead Sciences alleging that the pharmaceutical giant of putting profits over people. According to the Jacksonville Free Press, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump believes the company is intentionally withholding a safer HIV drug from hundreds of thousands of patients — particularly those in… Read More »

Sobi buys rights to AstraZeneca infant drug for $1.5 billion upfront

FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca (AZN.L) has taken another step to refocus on priority drugs by selling U.S. rights to a treatment for infant lung infections to Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (SOBIV.ST) for an upfront fee of $… Read More »