On Mother’s Day, Nicole Smith-Holt, whose son died last year after rationing his insulin, protested insulin prices at a rally at the Minnesota state capitol. That same month, she traveled to Indianapolis to meet with a representative of the insulin maker Eli Lilly

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Despite health insurance, terminally ill patients have to hunt around the world and on the internet for ways to stay alive

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Global survey finds that unclear publishing policies place an additional burden on many scientists who don’t speak English as a first language

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The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. Inc. is ending a long-term agreement to supply a lifesaving vaccine for children in West Africa. At the same time, the company has started sending the vaccine to China, where it will likely be sold for a much higher price

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Medical treatments targeting the DNA in tumor cells are celebrated, but insurers often won’t cover the skyrocketing cost

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If we want a diverse, equitable and inclusive research community, academics from the global south must be able to meet freely, says Connie Nshemereirwe

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The manufacture and distribution of medicines is a global industry, tainted by fake and substandard products. Not only might these drugs not work as expected, but some are even contributing to antimicrobial resistance. So, what’s in your medicine cabinet?

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The potential health and economic consequences of a trend associated with states that have turned down Medicaid expansion

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