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Medical economics

Nonprofit hospitals use proceeds to boost cash reserves rather than provide more charity care, new report shows

A recent survey found that 41% of adults in the U.S. have debt caused by medical or dental bills.


Biosimilars drug market isn't broken after all, study finds

The U.S. biosimilar drug market emerged in 2015 to provide safe, effective, and more affordable alternatives to existing biologic drugs, but it has been slow to develop compared with Europe.


Merck sues to challenge new US drug price program

Merck filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a new White House-backed program to limit drug prices, calling the initiative an unconstitutional "extortion" that will harm pharmaceutical innovation.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Dobbs decision now a factor in med school residency picks

When Rose Al Abosy began weighing which obstetrics and gynecology residencies to apply to, she spoke to advisers, considered programs' academics and evaluated how state laws would affect her ability to train in providing ...