Domestic violence nonprofits Safe in Harm’s Way Foundation Inc. and DomesticShelters.org, a service of Theresa’s Fund, are partnering with IPG Health company Neon and the Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA) to continue raising nationwide awareness of domestic abuse. Experts say the COVID-19 crisis prompted a shadow pandemic or uptick in domestic abuse and the campaign aims to connect victims of abuse with the help they need through out of home advertising.
Researchers in Singapore developed the world’s largest and highest-resolution atlas of gastric cancer.
On World Mental Health Day (October 10), medical health charity You Okay, Doc? and health communications agency VMLY&Rx pledge their support to physicians worldwide, calling for more awareness and support for the mental health of doctors.
Fifteen more states reached an agreement with Purdue Pharma LP and members of its wealthy Sackler family owners that moved the OxyContin maker a step closer to resolving widespread opioid litigation and exiting bankruptcy protection.
Biogen Inc. agreed to pay $22 million to resolve U.S. allegations that the company illegally used two charities that help cover Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs as a means to pay them kickbacks to use the Cambridge, Mass-based drugmaker’s multiple sclerosis medicines.
Advanced Care Scripts Inc. will pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations that the Florida-based specialty pharmacy served as a conduit for a Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. subsidiary to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients, the U.S. Justice Department said.
London, UK-based Wellcome Trust, a research-charity, is working to raise $8 billion to battle COVID-19. The initiative is called the COVID-Zero, and the goal is to raise the funds by the end of April.
The Assistance Fund will pay $4 million to resolve claims that the Florida-based charity acted as a conduit for companies including Biogen Inc. and Novartis AG to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients using their high-priced multiple sclerosis drugs, the U.S. Justice Department said.
Two charities that provide patients with assistance in acquiring their medications will pay the federal government $6 million to resolve allegations the organizations acted as pass-through agencies for multiple pharmaceutical companies.
Seven Scoops ice cream shop in Pine Brook, New Jersey, is donating every penny of ice cream sales on Aug. 26th to support ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Co-Founder Pat Quinn.