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Banks Pressure Health Care Firms to Raise Prices on Critical Drugs, Medical Supplies for Coronavirus – The Intercept

In recent weeks, investment bankers have pressed health care companies on the front lines of fighting the novel coronavirus, including drug firms developing experimental treatments and medical supply firms, to consider ways that they can profit from the crisis. The media has mostly focused on individuals who have taken advantage of the market for now-scarce… Read More »

How to Raise or Lower Your Dementia Risk Through Diet

According to statistics released in 2019, Alzheimer’s disease — the most common form of dementia for which there is no effective conventional treatment or cure — affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans,1 up from 5.4 million in 2016. Progression of Alzheimer’s disease varies, but often begins with short-term memory lapses that later progress to speech… Read More »

For Black Women, Hair Dyes and Straighteners May Raise Cancer Risk

Plenty of women enjoy a good hair dye or chemical hair straightener, such as a relaxer. For Black women in particular, however, the regular use of such products may significantly increase breast cancer risk, according to new findings published in the International Journal of Cancer by researchers at the National Institute of Environment Health Sciences… Read More »