Congress could soon greenlight the importation of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. Drug importation polls well, so pandering politicians have long given lip service to the idea as a way to pretend they’re doing something — no matter how disingenuous — to lower Americans’ drug prices. But the FDA has historically warned against the practice.
Rare earth elements (REE) are a set of 17 elements that are an essential part of many modern-day processes and industries. Some of the most common applications of REEs can be found in electric vehicles, wind turbines and military applications. However, many other industries also use REEs, including medical diagnostics and pharmaceutical and agricultural fields.
According to a recent American Association for Cancer Research study, there is a surprising and alarmingly steep rise in late-stage colon and rectal cancer in young adults. While we in the medical community aren’t quite sure why colorectal cancer is now affecting those in their 20s and 30s so aggressively, we are committed to helping them. For
It was recently announced that Dr. Brian King would lead the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products. The center’s previous director retired in April, and an acting director is in place until King takes over in July. King is the wrong choice and the FDA needs reforms, especially concerning its funding and regulation of tobacco products. While other centers
Photo: San Jose, California, May Day March. Credit: z2amiller, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons [Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] The “Hispanic” census category is ambiguous; Hispanics can
As children in northern Illinois, my siblings and I hardly considered collecting leaves from our yard a chore. The promise of lighting the pile on fire and seeing it go up in flames at the end of the day was a reward. My love of fire has remained a core value over the years, influencing