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Baltimore health official endorsing drug affordability plan

Dr. Leana Wen. (File)

Baltimore’s health commissioner is scheduled to endorse plans to improve prescription drug affordability. Dr. Leana Wen is scheduled to express her support for the proposal on Wednesday in Baltimore. The proposals are backed by the Maryland Health Care for All ...

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Hopkins to open specialty clinic for infectious diseases

Dr. Leana Wen. (File)

Johns Hopkins Hospital will open a clinic specializing in infectious diseases and focusing on the east Baltimore community, officials announced. The $24 million John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice for Patients with Infectious Diseases will open for patients Monday. The hospital expects ...

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Will Md. drug price gouging bill shape national debate?

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The drug Naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan, has become a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. But since the drug’s ability to counter overdoses became popularized in 2014, its price has more than doubled. ...

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