Category Archives: Health News

Georgia board picks 6 companies to sell medical marijuana

Loading the player… A Georgia board tasked with overseeing the state’s efforts to get patients access to medical marijuana has approved the six companies that will be allowed to sell the drug, a major step to finally getting patients legal access to the medication. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission… Read More »

Staff Spotlight: Q & A with Danny Johnson, CarePartners Hospice Volunteer Manager

We are so proud of all the special work our Hospice volunteers make possible. A special thanks to Danny Johnson, CarePartners Hospice Volunteer Manager. Check out his interview below: Q: Why did you choose to be a Hospice Volunteer Manager? A: Perhaps it’s a bit more like the career chose me. I am honored to… Read More »

AstraZeneca’s newly acquired Soliris is overpriced in myasthenia gravis, cost watchdog says

Now that Alexion’s Soliris is in AstraZeneca’s hands, the drugmaker is counting on the C5 inhibitor to help push it toward billions in sales in just a few years. But a prominent drug pricing watchdog is raising a red flag over its costs for patients with a rare neuromuscular disorder.  The Institute for Clinical and… Read More »