Day: July 20, 2022

Buying Mexican Blood

In a lawsuit, global pharmaceutical companies acknowledged for the first time the extent to which Mexicans visiting the U.S. on short-term visas contribute to the world’s supply of blood plasma, Stefanie Dodt reports. 

Getting Stiffed on Health Care — Again

Provisions passed by the House last year that subjected insulin products to Medicare price negotiation and capped Medicare insulin copays at $35 per month have been left out of the latest draft of the bill.

The British Coup That Wasn’t Quite?

Allegations about efforts within the U.K. establishment to bring down Britain’s Labour government in the 1960s and 70s have resurfaced with a file released on Tuesday by the National Archives, Richard Norton-Taylor reports.