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Republicans block price caps on insulin

| August 8, 2022 | 30 Comments
Republicans block price caps on insulin

OK, I got lazy…I liked the look of the chart. Note that this is a FOUR YEAR OLD IMAGE and the current cost is more like $300 a dose. It’s not like it is new and expensive to make – a vial costs less than $10 to make according to virtually every source I could […]

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Indiana Legislator wants to ban Viagra

| August 7, 2022 | 25 Comments
Indiana Legislator wants to ban Viagra

John Bartlett, (D-95th District) proposed a bill in the Indiana House to ban popular ED drugs. The rationale is that if unwanted pregnancies are an act of God, so is erectile disfunction. When bill leader Republican Wendy McNamara responded, saying “I will measure my comments as I don’t want to get in trouble, but please […]

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Dan Noyes uncovers more PPE waste.

| January 22, 2022 | 29 Comments
Dan Noyes uncovers more PPE waste.

From what I am being told Dan Noyes has already uncovered several more locations…  so we can expect a Part 3 and more. In San Benito County thousands of boxes of PPE are not only sitting outside in unwieldly stacks, but heading to the recycling center to be shredded. The county is investigating, but says […]

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FDA Approves First Covid Vaccine

| August 23, 2021 | 74 Comments
FDA Approves First Covid Vaccine

It was just a matter of time. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine is from Pfizer-BioNTech, and will be marketed as Comirnaty. The approval is for individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine will continues to be covered under the existing Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) […]

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A Brief Tale of Two Governors

| March 12, 2021 | 16 Comments
A Brief Tale of Two Governors

One dimbulb state governor (NY) whose methods cost several thousand people their lives while he lied about it all, versus a more independently thinking (FL) governor, whose method did not lead to more deaths. This is really interesting: Two governors, two states: one’s a moron and did things that killed people off; in addition, he’s […]

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Schumer Calls on VA to Explain Use of Drug

| May 11, 2020 | 75 Comments
Schumer Calls on VA to Explain Use of Drug

A CBS News affiliate ran a story put out by the Associated Press: Schumer calls on VA to explain use of unproven drug on vets WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat on Sunday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to explain why it allowed the use of an unproven drug on veterans for the […]

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Hydroxychloroquine rated ‘most effective therapy’

| April 3, 2020 | 91 Comments
Hydroxychloroquine rated ‘most effective therapy’

COVID-19 Only time will tell if any of the assays, medical equipment or drugs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is approving for use during the COVID-19 pandemic under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) will turn out to be ineffective or substandard. Now, the agency issued an EUA for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, long-used malaria drugs to […]

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11 veterans dead, several residents, staff exposed to COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

| March 31, 2020 | 25 Comments
11 veterans dead, several residents, staff exposed to COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

One of our regular contributors sends us this: The superintendent of Holyoke Soldier’s Home has been placed on paid administrative leave effective immediately, according to the Office of Health and Human Services on Monday following the announcement of 11 veteran resident deaths, some of whom tested positive for COVID-19. Department of Veterans Services spokesman Anthony […]

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