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With overdose deaths surging, advocates on the ground push for over-the-counter naloxone

As overdose deaths nationwide reach all-time highs, increasing access to naloxone is a key part of the Biden administration's overdose prevention strategy - but advocates say the administration has not addressed their greatest barrier to obtaining the lifesaving medication.... Read more»

Why you can’t find cheap at-home COVID tests

American consumers have few options for cheap tests that quickly screen for the COVID-19 infection, though they are widely available in Europe - and experts say the FDA’s approach to clearing rapid tests and manufacturing bottlenecks are to blame.... Read more»

Success of COVID antiviral pills hinges on access to speedy and accurate tests

The U.S. could soon have access to a new antiviral pill expected to alter the deadly trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic - but experts say the success of the treatments would hinge on whether high-risk infected patients will be able to get tested fast enough to make a difference.... Read more»

ASU partnership provides free hearing services to low-income Arizonans

The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing is partnering with ASU’s Speech and Hearing Clinic to provide a year’s worth of hearing care to patients who are 21 or older and make less than $17,130 individually or less than $23,169 in a two-person household.... Read more»

Backed by millions in public & private cash, rapid COVID tests are coming to stores near you

Scientists and lawmakers agree that over-the-counter COVID tests could allow desk workers to settle back into their cubicles and make it easier to reopen schools and travel. Corporate giants and startups alike plan to offer a dizzying array of test options, most costing between $10 and $110.... Read more»