Tag Archives: vote

FCC to vote next month on $100M telehealth pilot program

The Federal Communications Commission will vote at its July 10 meeting to advance a new $ 100 million pilot program. The new initiative is intended to boost the use of telehealth for low-income and rural Americans. FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr made the announcement regarding the proposed Connected Care Pilot Program—targeted at those living in rural… Read More »

Novartis’ Kisqali takes step back in heated market after NICE no vote

With sales of its breast cancer drug Kisqali lagging, Novartis saw an opening in the U.K. market to gain ground on its competitors. Now that door has swung shut. In draft guidance published Wednesday, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) chose not to recommend Kisqali (ribociclib) for treatment of women with hormone… Read More »

Denver to vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

DENVER (Reuters) – Denver voters will decide in May whether to decriminalize possession of small amounts of the hallucinogenic drug psilocybin, which would make it the first U.S. city to halt prosecution of people caught with psychedelic mushrooms. The citizen-driven proposal, which election officials said this week reached the required number of signatures to be… Read More »