Monthly Archives: September 2015

Orphan Drug Economics 101

Last month, the cost of a drug called Daraprim, used to treat a potentially life-threatening infection in cancer and AIDS patients, increased 5500% overnight. Daraprim is used to treat toxoplasmosis, a disease that is caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. … Continue reading

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A Question of Conscience

On Tuesday, in front of a large crowd of supporters that included Republican presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz, Kim Davis was released from federal custody. As you all undoubtedly know, Kim Davis is the Kentucky county clerk who … Continue reading

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