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Power. Progress. Prevention. September 25, 2020

President Trump issues executive order on drug pricing  Last week the president issued an executive order, which aims to reduce drug prices by tying them to…

Power. Progress. Prevention. September 11, 2020

The Prevent Cancer Foundation hosts its annual Advocacy Workshop The Prevent Cancer Foundation hosted its annual Advocacy Workshop on Wednesday with a focus on genetics…

Power. Progress. Prevention. August 28, 2020

New study investigates impact of sunscreen use on humans and environment The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NAS) has announced a study to investigate the…

Power. Progress. Prevention. August 14, 2020

President issues executive orders after COVID-19 talks fail After negotiations in Congress fell apart over the next COVID-19 relief package, the president signed a series…

Power. Progress. Prevention. July 31, 2020

President issues executive orders on drug pricing Last Friday, President Trump announced a set of four executive orders he says will help lower drug costs….

Power. Progress. Prevention. July 17, 2020

Health insurance coverage losses skyrocket amid the pandemic In a study conducted by Families USA, researchers found that an estimated 5.4 million workers in the U.S….

Power. Progress. Prevention. July 3, 2020

Future of ACA uncertain as Trump and the House make bold moves This week, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was at the center of several decisions made…

Power. Progress. Prevention. June 19, 2020

Gardasil approved for prevention of certain head and neck cancers The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Gardasil, a human papillomavirus…

Power. Progress. Prevention. June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020 Study shows potential of genetic screening for prostate cancer A pilot study conducted in the United Kingdom (U.K.) is examining the potential of genetic…

Power. Progress. Prevention. May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020 Prevent Cancer Foundation provides updates on cancer screenings during COVID-19 pandemic Until recently, public health experts and officials recommended delaying routine cancer…