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Pure Omega-3 prescription drug markedly reduces first, repeat and total CV events

Taking a high dose of icosapent ethyl — a pure and stable prescription form of the omega-3 fatty acid known as EPA — significantly reduces the occurrence of first, subsequent and total ischemic events, including heart attacks, strokes and related deaths, among people at high cardiovascular risk despite already being on statin therapy, according to… Read More »

Klobuchar says Obamacare was a missed chance to tackle high drug prices

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said Friday that the Obama administration missed the chance to put Big Pharma in its place when it drafted Obamacare. “I would have liked to see this be part of the Affordable Care Act,” Klobuchar said of drug pricing measures in an appearance on CNN. “But it wasn’t, in part because… Read More »