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You Need to Know About This Major Change in Malpractice Law
The recent increase in the cap on non-economic damages from $600,000 to $750,000 in military medical malpractice cases marks a significant shift in the Department of Defense’s approach to these cases. This change could have far-reaching implications for military healthcare professionals and the patients they serve.
All Specialties November 7th 2023
Perspective: Wedding Websites, Free Speech, and Adverse Drug Effects
Did you know that recent court decisions could impact how we learn about drug risks? For instance, lecanemab (Leqembi), a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, has potential risks that are not fully disclosed in its label.
All Specialties October 24th 2023
Top US Health Agency Recommends Reclassifying Marijuana to Schedule III
Learn more about how the HHS’s recommendation to reschedule marijuana could revolutionize research and impact your practice, offering more comprehensive treatment options for patients.
Family Medicine/General Practice September 6th 2023
HHS Selects First 10 Drugs for Medicare Drug Price Negotiation; Policy Faces Multiple Legal Challenges From Pharma
The HHS has initiated a landmark policy to negotiate drug prices under Medicare Part D. Be prepared for how these changes could affect your patients’ medication affordability starting in 2026.
Clinical Pharmacology August 31st 2023
Row Over Medical Journal’s Refusal to Retract Paper Used to Restrict Abortion in US Legal Cases
With a growing debate around the British Journal of Psychiatry’s decision not to retract a controversial abortion paper, we invite you to delve deeper into the ensuing implications for scientific publication standards and the interplay between science, politics, and law.
All Specialties July 26th 2023