Without any public scrutiny, insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on data about things like race, marital status, how much TV you watch, whether you pay your bills on time or even buy plus-size clothing.
As pharma companies underwrite three-fourths of the FDA’s budget for scientific reviews, the agency is increasingly fast-tracking expensive drugs with significant side effects and unproven health benefits.
With suicide rates already on the rise, the Trump administration wants to dismantle protections for pre-existing conditions — a move that could discourage people from seeking help for suicidal thoughts.
A couple of years ago at a motel in Columbus, a young woman shared a bag of heroin with her father. Both of them nodded off. Because she woke up and he did not, she was sentenced to three years in prison for involuntary manslaughter.
“What happened with the Paralympics was so incredible and so inspiring to me,” Trump said. But then he continued: “And I watched — it’s a little tough to watch too much, but I watched as much as I could.” As Bustle noted, these remarks prompted outrage on Twitter.