When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
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Radio Interference from Satellites is Threatening Astronomy – A Proposed Zone for Testing New Technologies Could Head Off the Problem
Radio transmissions can swamp out the radio waves astronomers use to learn about black holes, newly forming stars and the evolution of galaxies.
From Formula to Medications and Child Care, Parents Are Being Crushed Under a Wave of Shortages
Last summer, when her daughter was still drinking formula, Brittani Roberts often drove from store to store trying to find enough to feed her.
Faster-Than-Reflexes Robo-Boots Boost Balance
Robotic boots providing superhuman reflexes can help your balance. Our new study shows that the key to augmenting balance is to have boots that can act faster than human reaction times.
Behavioral Telehealth Loses Momentum Without a Regulatory Boost
Given the scarcity of qualified doctors to treat some of the behavioral health conditions associated with these drugs, like opioid use disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, doctors’ new ability to prescribe online or, in some cases, by telephone is a huge change.
States That Limit Business With Banks That Boycott Fossil Fuels Could Pay High Cost, Study Says
Republican state policymakers’ efforts to boost fossil fuels by prohibiting their governments from doing business with companies that take sustainability into consideration has the potential to cost states millions, according to a study released Thursday.
As Another Winter Storm Strains the Electric Grid, It’s Time to Fix Transmission, Experts Say
The deadly winter storm, christened Elliott by the Weather Channel, that tore through much of the United States over the Christmas weekend placed a huge strain on the American electric grid, pushing it past the breaking point in some places.
Squeezed by Temp Nurse Costs, Hospital Systems Create Their Own Staffing Agencies
An increasing number of hospital systems like Allegheny Health Network have created in-house staffing teams to cope with the pandemic-fueled nursing shortage — and try to beat private temp staffing agencies at their own game.
Are Snow Days About to Get Buried by Remote Learning? Not Quite – But It Depends on Where You Live
However, policy data collected from the 35 states with the highest average annual snowfall suggests that while more schools are using remote learning days instead of canceling classes, the traditional snow day is far from extinct.
The Credit Card Competition Act Does Not Help Consumers
CCCA will hurt all consumers but have a disproportionate impact on those already struggling financially.