Drug-Price Poster Boy’s Arrest Unlikely to Curb Increases

Threatening one tiny drug company’s CEO with prison isn’t going to stop drugmakers from raising prices on products. Turing Pharmaceuticals AG Chief Executive Officer Martin Shkreli was arrested Thursday by U.S. law enforcement on charges of securities law violations that don’t involve his current company. Shkreli has previously denied any wrongdoing in the matter, and […]

Doctors Without Borders Refuses Pentagon Money to Rebuild Hospital Damaged in Airstrike

Doctors Without Borders is saying no thanks to a Pentagon offer to pay for rebuilding its trauma center destroyed by a U.S. AC-130 gunship on Oct. 3, killing 30 patients and staff. A group spokeswoman told The Washington Times on Sunday that the nonprofit, also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), has made it a […]

NY State Audit Finds Obamacare Exchange Enrolled Hundreds of Dead People

Never let it be said that Democrats don’t take care of their constituents.  Dead voters frequently supply the margin of victory to Democrats in key elections, so it makes sense that the signature achievement of the Democratic Party in the Obama era takes special care of the dead. Matthew Hamilton of the Albany Times-Union reports: […]

Obama Administration Bans All Pork Products From Prison Menus

The federal Bureau of Prisons, a subdivision of President Barack Obama’s Justice Department, has banished all pork products from the menus in all federal prisons, according to a report in the Washington Post. The government says it made the decision to do this because a survey showed that inmates do not like eating pork products. The Council […]

9/11 Cops Have 50 Percent Higher Cancer Rate

A shocking study by the New York City Police Department reveals cops who worked at the smoldering World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks had 50 percent more instances of cancer than officers did in the years before the tragedy. The New York Post, which obtained a copy of the 20-year study, says the […]

Drug Firm Ripped For Hiking Pill’s Cost From $13.50 to $750

Infectious disease specialists are protesting a huge overnight increase in the price of a 62-year-old drug used to treat a life-threatening parasitic infection. The drug, Daraprim, was acquired last month by Turing Pharmaceuticals, a start-up run by a former hedge fund manager, which immediately raised the price to $750 a tablet from $13.50, The New […]