Information technologyConn. aims to compete in precision medicine. What will it take? | The CT Mirror
Connecticut has the potential to become a national leader in the growing field of precision medicine. But that potential comes with caveats, several said: Connecticut is far from alone in seeking to be a top player in the field. Other states have put money into supporting the field, and Connecticut must too, some researchers said.
PharmaceuticalsTrump's FDA pick could undo decades of drug safeguards | The New York Times
President Trump's vow to overhaul the Food and Drug Administration could bring major changes in policy, including steps to accelerate the process of approving new prescription drugs, setting up a clash with critics who say his push for deregulation might put consumers at risk.
President Donald Trump says drug prices are astronomical and something needs to be done. Pharmaceutical giants have an answer that doesn't involve lowering list prices: refunding some of the money to insurers if a drug doesn't work as expected.
Safety, quality and clinical practiceA dangerous wait: Colleges can't meet soaring student needs for mental healthcare | STAT
Colleges across the country are failing to keep up with a troubling spike in demand for mental health care — leaving students stuck on waiting lists for weeks, unable to get help.