Jan. 31, 2020News & Opinions
As the administration of US president Donald Trump continues to roll back environmental legislation passed by its predecessor, 14 states and authorities of the US capital of Washington DC are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...
Nov. 29, 2019News & Opinions
US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will soon release a drug importation plan that will do more to keep prices under control than one proposed by the Democratic Party, US president Donald Trump asserted this ...
Nov. 08, 2019News & Opinions
US president Donald Trump has nominated Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which will follow Congressional approval. Hahn, currently MD Anderson Cancer Center’s chief medical executive, ...
Oct. 04, 2019News & Opinions
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has received a multi-week funding reprieve until Nov. 21, when its budget may again be threatened by a potential shutdown of the federal government.
Mar. 05, 2019News & Opinions
Novartis’ ill-advised attempt two years ago to get an inside look at drugs pricing policies of newly elected US president Donald Trump came back to haunt it last week during the hearing of former presidential lawyer Michael ...
Nov. 06, 2018News & Opinions
Jointly with the governments of France, Germany and the UK, the European Union has issued a statement "deeply regretting" the re-imposition of all US sanctions on Iran by President Donald Trump on Nov. 4.
Oct. 08, 2018News & Opinions
The administration of US president Donald Trump appears eager to clear the way for the continued sale of the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos.
Jul. 13, 2018News & Opinions
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer did an about-face on price increases previously announced for several drugs on Jul. 10 after facing scathing criticism from US President Donald Trump on Twitter.
Jul. 06, 2018News & Opinions
Scott Pruitt, controversial administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), resigned on Jul. 5 after controversy surrounding his tenure threatened to engulf the agency. The missteps that led to his departure, however, were ...
Jun. 12, 2018News & Opinions
Six of the seven countries attending last week’s G7 summit – Canada, Germany, the UK, France, Italy and Japan, along with the EU government – made several climate commitments while US negotiators promoted fossil fuels. ...
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