Huffington Post quoting Alan Sager, School of Public Health “Soaring prices for a life-saving drug have heavy-hitters in the pharmaceutical industry pointing fingers and shirking blame…” Expert quote: “They are supposed to use heavy-clout buying leverage to push prices down.” View full article.
Huffington Post quoting Alan Sager, School of Public Health “Next year, about 14 million more Americans could be uninsured if the House-passed version of health care becomes law, according to the Congressional Budget Office analysis, a more pressing issue than the estimated 23 million expected to be affected by 2026…” Expert quote: “The revenue cuts […]
Huffington Post Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “To a generation of researchers, the name “Jay Dickey” was synonymous with frustration…” Expert quote: “He made a compelling case for why ending research leaves us with open questions and challenges our capacity to have an informed debate.” View full article.
Huffington Post Sandro Galea, School of Public Health President Donald Trump’s administration relieved Vivek Murthy of his surgeon general post Friday, cutting his four-year term in half… Expert quote: ““He has been rather mum on the issue, as has everybody in his administration,” Dr. Sandro Galea, an epidemiologist and a dean at the Boston University […]
Huffington Post Austin Frakt, School of Public Health “In the wake of the Republican failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Friday, leading figures in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party are rallying behind a single-payer health insurance and a raft of other bold reforms…” Expert quote: “Lowering the Medicare eligibility age from its […]
Huffington Post By Sandro Galea, School of Public Health In 2010, Adidas joined with Grameen Bank, a microfinance organization founded by Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, to sell low-cost shoes to impoverished populations in India… View full article
The Huffington Post Laurence Kotlikoff, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “On February 17, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 20,624. It is up 4.36 percent for so far in 2017…” Expert Quote: “Sell your stocks (and your long-term bonds, too) until the dust settles.” View full article.
Huffington Post Christopher Gill, School of Public Health Disease “superspreaders” may have played a major role in the spread of the Ebola virus during the 2014 outbreak in West Africa, according to a new statistical analysis published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences… Expert quote: ““[Ebola virus] is an interesting example because it […]
Huffington Post Helen Tager-Flusberg, College of Arts and Sciences It’s clear that President Donald Trump is interested in the subject of autism spectrum disorder, repeatedly expressing an interest in doing “something” about the condition… Expert quote: ““The most important areas of service needs are for the adult community,” said Helen Tager-Flusberg, director of the Center for […]
Huffington Post By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College Scientists distinguish between two types of potential errors in their research. View full article by expert Jay Halfond