The soaring cost of EpiPens is the latest in a long run of wildly increased costs of prescription drugs that are unaffordable to many, such as Turing's Daraprim for toxoplasmosis (5,000 percent overnight price increase) and Gilead's Sovaldi for hepatitis C ($84,000 for a 12-week treatment).
Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton spent time discussing the loss of American manufacturing jobs in last night's presidential debate. In a recent trip to the San Francisco Bay area, I met with some Silicon Valley professionals.
Janet Balis, Principal, Media & Entertainment Strategy Practice Leader, Ernst & Young, LLP Most industries face a gender gap, either in leadership, the composition of the workforce or the contributions recognized as made by women. The advertising, marketing and media industries...
By Jeremy Adam Smith News coverage of sexting tends to focus on the negative. When teens and politicians get caught exchanging nude pictures and lascivious messages on their phones, they're publicly shamed. And their relationships can suffer profoundly, as when Anthony Weiner's wife left him after The...
It's hard to be an innovator. You have to come up with cool new stuff, make it work, and get people to use it. Not easy! Depending on your situation, there can be barriers, active and passive, to being a successful innovator. Lots of people in...
There were a few moments in Monday night's debate, when an eerie familiarity came over the debate stage. During the first few minutes, the Republican candidate called for tax cuts for the rich and gave a hearty endorsement to the magical thinking of trickle down economics. The Democratic...
The campaign for president and the state of the world are not intense enough, so we have our election coverage adapted and mangled by an insane media.
It can be disconcerting to know that something as inconsequential as which week a pneumonia bug hits -- simple luck -- can dramatically change the lives of millions of people around the world. But the truth is that it has happened.
By Jenara Nerenberg Sebastian Junger is a former war reporter, the author of several best-selling books, and co-director of the Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo. His latest book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, explores the loneliness and alienation of modern society and the haunting question of why soldiers miss...
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As a long-standing member of both the scientific community and museum sector, I have worked to better understand the world and to share this understanding with the public. Faced with the climate crisis, the gravest threat humanity has ever faced, I am deeply concerned that leading science museums are linked...
Snorkeling is the perfect way to get close to pure marine life without swimming at unnerving depths. Floating calmly in clear blue waters and gazing at bright and colorful flora and reefs swarmed by many different kinds of fish species makes for an unforgettable trip.
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Photo Source billditewig.wordpress.com Conscience has been defined as "the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one's conduct and motive." While emotions influence our conscience, what informs it is what defines us as a species - we think....
Heather Carver, SVP, Seller Accounts, Rubicon Project Here’s something advertisers can agree on: Digital ad buying has been completely transformed and the automation age is here. More than two-thirds of digital display advertising will be bought programmatically, according to a new report...
This continues to be an election year like no other. None of the typical rules apply, pollsters are scrambling and pundits are fumbling. But there is one thing that has remained constant. Politicians know they can't win without women voters, and that continued electoral might gives women the leverage we...
By David Lichtenstein It was nine-year-old Tobin's first day at a new public school, and like most kids he was nervous. He didn't know the other students or his teacher, and he already had quite a history of behavioral problems at other schools. He likely wondered whether this experience...
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Depending on who you ask it might seem one candidate won over the other but one thing remains clear: nothing has changed.
John Peragine, SVP Head of Video, Rubicon Project By now we know that consumers are cutting the cord, and consuming content from new digital video sources. Video is used by everyone, everywhere, on nearly every screen and is hugely stimulating to...
My child is doing a sport she loves and I'm disappointed she's not better at it. Should I stop her to ease my disappointment? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answer by Tim Lockwood, World's Best Dad, or so the...
Satellite radio is great because it has so many stations to choose from. But each of those stations is narrowly focused and intended for people who might be listening in their car for an hour or so -- not people sitting in an office all day.
This week on Latino USA, we talk about the aftermath. What happens after one incident changes everything? Two years ago 43 indigenous students mysteriously disappeared. Their families have been demanding justice and to see their sons or their bodies. We talk with Julissa Arce, an undocumented immigrant who...