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Prescriptions for Discredited COVID Drugs Surged 2,000% After Trump’s Support

THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 — A new study finds that prescriptions rose sharply for two anti-malarial drugs that President Donald Trump claimed could help prevent or treat COVID-19. This happened despite the fact that multiple studies found the medicines might only bring harm to patients with coronavirus illness. The study, conducted by researchers at Harvard-affiliated… Read More »

Trump’s Bleach Statements Echo Claims by ‘Miracle Cure’ Quacks

President Trump’s public statements about using disinfectants to potentially treat the coronavirus have put him in the company of pseudoscientists and purveyors of phony elixirs who promote and sell industrial bleach as a “miracle cure” for autism, malaria and a long list of medical conditions. The president’s comments, at a White House briefing last week,… Read More »

Elizabeth Warren wants to defund Trump’s border wall and use the money to fight coronavirus

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a campaign Get Out the Vote Event in Charleston, South Carolina, February 26, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unveiled a bill Thursday to divert money from President Donald Trump‘s border wall to the U.S. coronavirus response. As concerns… Read More »

Trump’s Latest Health Care Challenge: Gaining Voters’ Trust – Kaiser Health News

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Far more Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s handling of several high-profile health care issues than give him positive marks, underscoring the challenge the president faces in claiming health care as a political asset in his reelection bid. The findings, from the latest Kaiser… Read More »

Trump’s F.D.A. Nominee Sidesteps Questions About Banning Flavored Vaping Products

President Trump’s nominee for Food and Drug Administration commissioner, Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, declined to answer questions from senators in both parties about whether he would push for a ban on flavored vaping products at a confirmation hearing Wednesday. The questions placed Dr. Hahn, a cancer executive without any Washington or governing experience, at the… Read More »