When is a Drug Worth a Fortune
Week of January 26

edaravoneWhen is a drug worth more than one hundred forty-five thousand dollars a year? For some, if it can prolong their lives. The new drug, Edaravone is only one of two drugs approved to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease... More »

Zipcode Lifespan
Week of January 19

zipcodeEven though Americans are living longer than ever, not all of us are because where you live can actually determine your lifespan. If you were born in two thousand fourteen, a recent report suggests your life expectancy will be seventy-nine years. This is up six years from nineteen-eighty and a huge improvement from nineteen fifty when people could expect to live to age sixty-eight... More »

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