Docs pan CVS-Aetna union; postpartum depression pill aces trial

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

CVS-Aetna merger approval gets poor review from physicians

by Alicia Gallegos

Physician groups are raising concerns over the merger of pharmacy chain CVS Health and health insurer Aetna.

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Oral drug for postpartum depression aces phase 3 trial

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New IASLC declaration targets tobacco use among cancer patients

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