Category Archives: Health Care

‘My Wife Has Cancer’ Reddit Comment Spreads Virally, Prompts…

  A screenshot of a months-old Reddit comment about the cost of cancer care spread across social media platforms. Source: ‘My Wife Has Cancer’ Reddit Comment Spreads Virally, Prompts… Whether the original post is true or not, most of us … Continue reading

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Smart Pipe | Infomercials | Adult Swim – YouTube

Everything in our lives is connected to the internet, so why not our toilets? Take a tour of Smart Pipe, the hot new tech startup that turns your waste into valuable information and fun social connectivity. This is no longer … Continue reading

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Google Is Saving Over $1 Billion a Year by Working From Home

With Covid-19 restrictions lifting, more people are booking trips and hotels online, which is very good for Google’s advertising business. Google’s employees, however, are working from home and not traveling as much on the company dime — and that’s also … Continue reading

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PhRMA sues to stop state’s new insulin affordability program – StarTribune.com

“A state cannot simply commandeer private property to achieve its public policy goals,” said PhRMA’s complaint, filed Tuesday in district court. “The Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from attempting to solve societal problems … Continue reading

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Drug Company Set to Pay $15 Million to DOJ Over Doctor Bribery Scandal

Two whistleblowers came forward in April to accuse Questcor of trying to boost profits for Acthar, a medication primarily for infants with seizures. Questcor raised the price of the medication by almost 100,000 percent (not a typo) from just $40 … Continue reading

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Drug Company Set to Pay $15 Million to DOJ Over Doctor Bribery Scandal

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced today that the company expects to pay $15.4 million in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after allegations that Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which Mallinckrodt acquired in 2014, had bribed doctors and their staff to prescribe an incredibly … Continue reading

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