Category: Health and Medicine

The Cautionary Tale of 1918

The Cautionary Tale of 1918

—Carol R. Byerly
The influenza epidemic of 1918 offers a cautionary tale of the power of a virus to prey on humans in war and peace and to challenge our ability to control its spread and lethality.

The Evergreen Profits of Insulin

The Evergreen Profits of Insulin

—Jeffrey A. Bennett Angie Summers had health insurance. But it didn’t begin to cover the astronomical cost of the two insulins that she injected every day. The price, after insurance,… READ MORE