The Cure for A Taxing Allergy

The Cure for A Taxing Allergy

Millions of families live in constant dread of what an unexpected encounter — with a bee or a food additive or even a dye — could bring. One slip, and breathing could quickly become difficult, or a heartbeat dangerously low. Severe allergies, untreated, can kill. But...
The Cocktail Option

The Cocktail Option

Over half a million people in the United States will die of cancer this year — more than 1,500 a day. It’s so common that we’ve grown numb to the risks. But this could change sooner than you might think. President Barack Obama has put Vice President Joe Biden in...
You Don’t Matter to Drugmakers

You Don’t Matter to Drugmakers

If you wonder why Congress critters keep ignoring what the people want them to do — while doing things that people don’t want them doing — take a peek at the unique PR campaign now being run by the pharmaceutical industry. The public is dismayed and disgusted by...
Martin Shkreli: My Person of the Year

Martin Shkreli: My Person of the Year

It’s time — past time, really — to name the person of the year. (TIME Magazine does it. Why not me?) There were many worthy candidates in 2015: the Pope, the Donald, and Luke Skywalker, to name just a few. But only one symbolized the spirit of the year. I speak, of...