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U.S. officials worried about Chinese control of American drug supply

Technicians work at the Shenzhen Hepalink Bio-Tech Co. Ltd. production facility in Shezhen, Guangdong province, China. Nelson Ching | Bloomberg | Getty Images Antibiotics, which turn life-threatening infections into minor nuisances, are considered the biggest advance in modern medicine. But imagine if the supply of antibiotics to the United States was suddenly cut off. American… Read More »

Can psychedelics treat anorexia, depression? U.S. scientists get millions to find out

Since childhood, Rachael Petersen had lived with an unexplainable sense of grief that no drug or talk therapy could entirely ease. So in 2017 she volunteered for a small clinical trial at Johns Hopkins University that was testing psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, for chronic depression. “I was so depressed,” Petersen, 29, said… Read More »

Part 2: The U.S. has fantastic health care, the problem is….

MISSED PART 1 OF THIS EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW SERIES? READ NOW to learn about Dr. Wyatt Decker’s perspectives on the state and challenges of the health care industry, where it’s smart for leaders to focus, what change means for different stakeholders across health care and lessons learned from a physician executive. Imagine this scenario: there are… Read More »