Setting US drug prices based on prices paid in other countries could also improve affordability for Medicare beneficiaries according to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins, including our Michael DiStefano

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Building a single-payer system is hard, but not impossible. Just ask Saskatchewan

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Canada is among the few countries in the world where genetically engineering human embryos isn’t just illegal, doing so could land you behind bars

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How to End a Life

May 25, 2017

A year since assisted suicide became legal, only a small number of physicians are willing to perform the procedure, and their numbers are shrinking. Taking a life is harder than they thought

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How the Alberta government allowed a private foundation to offer an unproven ‘experimental’ health program to its citizens

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About 15 storefront businesses across Florida claim to help thousands of customers each year place online orders from pharmacies in Canada and overseas for medicines at prices up to 70% off what people pay in the U.S. The reason is other countries regulate consumer drug prices — the U.S. does not — and some cheaper generic medicines are sold there before the U.S. market gets them

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The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize physician-assisted death for Canadians with serious medical conditions

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Along with sperm, the in vitro procedure adds fresh mitochondria extracted from less mature cells in the same woman’s ovaries. The hope is to revitalize older eggs with these extra “batteries.” But the FDA still wants proof that the technique works and is safe

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