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DTx startup takes on a childhood eye disease & Jonathan Bush on the Cures Act

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Elizabeth Holmes trial set to resume, with more insider testimony

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‘I can still feel it’: Groundbreaking arm amputation surgery makes a ‘phantom’ hand seem real

“Can you give me a thumbs up?” the surgeon asks Jerry Majetich, an Iraq War veteran, during a checkup this spring at a Boston hospital. “Can you make me a …

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Opinion: President Biden: Don’t misuse Bayh-Dole march-in rights

In a misguided attempt to control drug costs, some Congressional leaders are urging the Biden administration to misapply a 40-year-old law that supports 6 million jobs, helped launch 15,000 start-up …

Opinion: Start now to prevent the next Purdue Pharma debacle

The judgment finalizing the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case is a likely bitter end to litigation stemming from the company’s role in fomenting the opioid epidemic, which has claimed half a …

Opinion: Beyond ‘vaccinopia’: Rapid tests should play a larger role in Biden’s Covid-19 plan

America is suffering from a serious case of vaccinopia: an inability to look beyond shots in arms when considering how to manage the pandemic. This was made clear by President …