The past year has seen an epic confrontation pitting insurers and payers against drug companies. In the process, Sovaldi and, more recently, once-a-day interferon-free, Harvoni—Gilead Sciences’ Hepatitis C (HCV) treatments—have become the new poster children for pharmaceutical companies’ profiteering off the sick. Priced at $84,000 and $94,500, respectively, the two HCV […]
An analysis of the factors that may push crude oil to $40 or even lower.
Dear Liz, I’m a big fan of yours. I’m writing to you in a very upset state right now. I hope you have some advice for me. I took a new job a year ago. I hadn’t worked for two years before that, because I had spent that time with my dad […]
The first installments (Part 1 and Part 2) in this interview series with Doors drummer John Densmore covered a lot of ground, including his late band mates Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek, the group’s only appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show and Densmore’s three rules for making it the music […]
PERTH (Reuters) – Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott has awarded Australia’s highest honor to Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, sparking a barrage of criticism across the country on its national day of celebration.
Now that the Google Glass prototype has been withdrawn from the market, the company has reportedly moved it from research into product development. Consumer fashion and retailing experts have been tasked with refining a look that some in the market labeled “Glasshole” and, according to critics of its marketing, left many more […]
Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas is a national-level sports power, particularly in football, so much so that in 2012 the organization overseeing Nevada high school sports considered banning it from the state playoffs. That idea died, but the sentiment behind it hasn’t. From the Reno Gazette Journal: Few followers […]
“Neon” Deion “Prime Time” Sanders has been many things: pro football player, pro basketball player, TV commentator, reality-show star, Lifetime Network movie actor, live-tweeter of his own domestic troubles. But it appears he’ll have to cross one thing off of his list — charter-school operator. From the Dallas Morning News: […]