Editorial

As EpiPen Prices Soar so do the Companys Executive Salaries

As millions of Americans are struggling to afford the huge cost of EpiPen device, the CEO is enjoying a 671% increase in salary. In 2015, the salaries of other top executives at the company also increased, as reported by Bloomberg.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Listening to Your Favorite Song Can Improve Your Health

The health benefits of music have long been known to positively affect emotions, music as a medicine is closer than we think. Musical interventions can play a healthcare role in settings ranging from operating rooms to family clinics,” says Levitin.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

EpiPen Outrage: Mylan Steps Up and Takes the Heat

Mylan, which manufactured the EpiPen, has announced its plan to reduce the cost of the medical device amidst a backlash of the public. The announcement came Wednesday after Hillary Clinton publically criticized the company.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Everyone is Buzzing About a Zika Cure

Zika virus has become a global pandemic affecting 61 countries and leaving various birth defects and neurological disorders. Since finding zika cure through new medicine was entirely time taking, researchers focused on updating existing drugs.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Congress Can Agree to Disagree: Zika Bill Defeated

As Florida is struggling to contain the spread of Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that can cause deliberating is busy bickering. Democrats cited the reason for blocking the bill was because Republican members sabotaged the legislation with the agenda.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Snowbirds Wonder How to Best Protect Themselves From the Zika Outbreak in Florida

As winter approaches, around 900,000 to one million northerners flock to Florida to escape the cold weather and cloudy skies. After Zika outbreak, these “snowbirds” are wondering if the risks of travelling to Florida outweigh the plummeting temperatures.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Paraplegic Man Regains Use of Arms After Pioneering Stem Cell Therapy Clinical Trial

Typically spinal cord injury patients undergo surgery that stabilizes the spine but generally does little to restore motor or sensory function. While the subject of stem cell therapy clinical trial on the quantifiable benefits of stem cell research.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

Technology & Innovation

Medical Crowdfunding: Raising Moneyand Ethical Concerns?

Medical crowdfunding websites are flourishing particularly in countries with limited or nonexistent universal healthcare systems. Crowdfunding websites allow individuals to post public requests for money for reasons such as travel plans educational cost.

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Courtney Wolfe

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February 4, 2019

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