How Prescription Drug Development Is Funded

How Prescription Drug Development Is Funded

Americans spent over $335 billion on prescription drugs in 2018 compared to $30 billion in 1980, according to the Congressional Budget Office. This compels us to ask why there has been a $305 billion increase in less than 40 years. The simple answer is that it is...
A Brief History of the U.S. Debt Ceiling

A Brief History of the U.S. Debt Ceiling

The United States Treasury Department announced on January 19 that the government has reached its limit for the amount of money it is authorized to borrow. According to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, extraordinary measures are being taken to ensure solvability and...
Why We Have More to Worry About Than COVID-19

Why We Have More to Worry About Than COVID-19

Hospitals were flooded with Respiratory Syncytial Virus cases in November 2022 at a rate almost five times the rate in 2021. Fortunately, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the hospitalization rate dropped to 2021-2022 levels in December, but...