State lawmakers are faced with a life or death decision, literally.
The fateful decision must be made due to a shortage of sodium thiopental, an anesthetic used for lethal injections for subjects receiving the death penalty. 478 more words
The new Republican Congress is unlikely to repeal the Affordable Care Act even after the GOP’s overwhelming victory in the 2014 midterms, with both medical and political experts agreeing that Americans must learn to live with Obamacare for a few years. 1,138 more words
Recently (June 12, 2014) I authored a Blog re: “FDA Warning Letters – Their Relationship to Drug Shortages”. This Blog elicited several very interesting comments. Within this Blog, I noted that Douglas C. 450 more words
Kaye Brown says she constantly fights fatigue because she hasn’t had her prescribed injections of iron or vitamin B12 since January.
She’s not the only one having trouble getting medicine. 918 more words
WATCH: If you’ve tried to fill a prescription drug and been told it’s out of stock — you’re not alone. Su-Ling Goh investigates.
EDMONTON – The Canadian Medical Association says drug shortages in Canada have become a big problem, and it seems to only be getting worse. 528 more words