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Price Controls Punish U.S. Innovators and Economy

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Price Controls Punish U.S. Innovators and Economy

Price Controls Punish U.S. Innovators and Economy By Sally C. Pipes America’s biopharmaceutical industry dwarfs most other economic sectors. It’s one of our nation’s single biggest job creators, supporting close to a million positions across the country.  And its products save countless lives each year. Yet for some reason, politicians in both parties seem determined…

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To combat coronavirus, we may need more antibiotics

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To combat coronavirus, we may need more antibiotics

To combat coronavirus, we may need more antibiotics Every time people take antibiotics, some bacteria may survive, multiply, and evolve to become resistant to existing treatments. Today, common bacterial infections like strep throat no longer respond to run-of-the-mill antibiotics. In fact, some patients, especially those on ventilators, aren’t dying from the virus, but from other…

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Anti-Drug Industry Media Firestorm: Unscientific, Dishonest, Dangerous

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Anti-Drug Industry Media Firestorm: Unscientific, Dishonest, Dangerous Guest columnists Sandip Shah and Helen Shao argue that drug companies are being unfairly criticized, that development of drugs costs far more than media claims. Drug research is expensive By Sandip Shah and Helen Shao Have drug companies been lying about their development costs to justify high prices?…

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Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules

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Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules

Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules Businesses should not be strapped with over-burdensome Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations set by the Obama administration regarding ozone levels. Guest columnist Merrill Matthews argues that Ozone levels have dropped and restrictions should be eased. By Merrill Matthews The Environmental Protection Agency just missed a court-ordered deadline…

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On Medicare, Democrats Shouldn’t Trust Trump

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On Medicare, Democrats Shouldn’t Trust Trump

On Medicare, Democrats Shouldn’t Trust Trump Guest Op-Ed. Former Congressman cautions Democrats who plan to support changes to Medicare not to do so By Ron Klink President Trump doesn’t understand or care about healthcare policy. He recently suggested that health insurance costs just $12 a year. And he fervently supported the GOP’s Obamacare repeal plan,…

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