The answer to the disparity in death rates has everything to do with the lived experience of being a black woman in America

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David Gerber writes, “I couldn’t think of a single way in which the patient’s prior experience with cancer would interfere with treatments or assessments on a lung cancer trial. And yet I couldn’t enroll him…. Unfortunately, many sick patients are being denied the opportunity to test new drugs that might save their lives. It’s time for this to change.”

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Mr. Jones enters the pharmacy expecting to pick up his prescription. But when he gets to the window, he gets a rude awakening. His acne cream is $200, much too expensive for him to afford. What can doctors do about it?

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But it might not be smart to take one. Scientists have linked hundreds of genes to intelligence. One psychologist says it’s time to test school kids

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When an assessor arrived in 2016 and went over her situation, it was a familiar process: how much help did she need to use the bathroom? What about eating? How was her emotional state? The woman typed notes into a computer and, when it was over, gave Dobbs a shocking verdict: her hours would be cut, to just 32 per week

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“I did not ask how much it cost – it never crossed my mind, ever,” said Soloviev, a former French teacher, who still works part time. Then the bill came

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“Compassionate release” has bipartisan support as a way to reduce the federal prison population and save taxpayer money. New data shows that it’s rarely used

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The Price They Pay

March 6, 2018

ProPublica and The New York Times have partnered to tell the stories of Americans living daily with the reality of high-cost drugs. There are millions of others just like them

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