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CVS Health will begin selling products infused with CBD, a non-intoxicating hemp component, at more than 800 of its stores as part of a distribution deal with marijuana company Curaleaf Holdings. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS joins cannabis wellness trend by adding CBD products

NEW YORK - CBD has landed at CVS. CVS Health Corp. this week will begin selling products infused with the trendy, non-intoxicating hemp component at...
EPIVAX AND CUBRC have been awarded a two-year, $1 million federal contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to establish best practices and procedures for assessing generic peptides and related impurities for immunogenic potential. EpiVax CEO and Chief Science Officer Dr. Anne S. De Groot said generic peptides drugs are a quickly growing market. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

EpiVax and CUBRC win $1M FDA contract to establish best practices...

PROVIDENCE – EpiVax Inc. and CUBRC Inc. have been awarded a two-year, $1 million federal contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to...

CVS applauds FDA efforts to curb youth electronic cigarette use

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. has announced its support for enforcement actions taken by the Food and Drug Administration to curtail the sale and...

Trump plan to lower drug prices moves forward on several fronts

NEW YORK - The Trump administration moved swiftly in the past 24 hours to implement pieces of its plan to bring down drug prices, taking...
DISCOVERY: Life­span researchers Chathuraka T. Jayasuriya, left, and Qian Chen, both of Rhode Island Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, have discovered aberrant stem cells that may play a role in osteoarthritis. / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Osteoarthritic stem cell discovery hints at disease’s first drug treatments

A May report by a team of researchers from Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University shows that a portion of unspecialized stem cells in...
NEW TECH: Dr. Stephen M. Montaquila, an optometrist at West Bay Eye Associates in Warwick, helped draft a bill regulating the use of vision-test apps, in part to ensure they aren’t used to skirt the healthy requirement for routine eye exams. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Optometrists, vision-test app makers don’t see eye to eye

Local optometrists are arguing for “standard of care” regulation of online vision tests for corrective lens prescription renewals, rules branded protectionist by manufacturers, pitting...

Cybersecurity and medical devices: Informed consent in digital age

We are becoming more comfortable using devices and appliances that are connected to the internet or store vast amounts of data about us. From...
CVS HEALTH'S pharmacy benefit management business came under fire, along with other PBMs, from the head of the Food and Drug Administration for holding drug prices artificially high. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

`Rigged’ system blocks use of lower-cost drugs, FDA chief says

WASHINGTON – A “rigged payment scheme” between drug plans, insurers and pharmaceutical companies has blocked access to less-expensive versions of some of the most costly drugs...
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