S2 | E34: Pediatrician on Delta + Back to School

S2 | E34: Pediatrician on Delta + Back to School

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob talk about the threats posed by unregulated hand sanitizers and the risk posed to kids going back to school by the Covid-19 Delta variant. They discuss the latest on booster shots and how these can help further control the...
Telehealth in the Post-Pandemic World: What Do Stakeholders Want?

Telehealth in the Post-Pandemic World: What Do Stakeholders Want?

By Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, Ph.D. Thank goodness for telehealth! If there is one thing that the COVID-19 pandemic made clear, it’s the fact that telehealth visits have been significantly underutilized by our health care system. Extensive use of telehealth services was...
S2 | E33: How Drug Patents Work

S2 | E33: How Drug Patents Work

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss the war on drug patents, which have come under increasing — and misplaced — scrutiny from critics. They explain how patents incentivize the costly research and development required to bring a drug to...
Terry Wilcox Statement on President Biden’s Drug Pricing Announcement

Terry’s Hot Take – August

Good Morning,  Terry’s Hot Take is a monthly resource for lawmakers by the Executive Director of Patients Rising, on behalf of the 133 million Americans living with chronic disease. (Distributed on the first Taco Tuesday of the month – best day of the week!)...
Congressional Recess and What That Means for You!

Congressional Recess and What That Means for You!

Congress began its recess in August. This began in 1970 when Congress mandated a summer break as part of the Legislative Reorganization Act. Why do our legislators take a recess when there is so much to be done? There are a handful of reasons that we talked about, and...