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Genomic sequencing at Netflix prices

Human Longevity, Inc. will offer exome sequencing to consumers for $250. That's about the price of a Netflix account (including DVDs) When personalized medicine goes commercial, health care will be transformed in ways we can't imagine http://bit…
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Expect higher prices for generic drugs, says drug wholesaler

Legislation to control rising drug prices was introduced in Congress last week, and federal prosecutors are investigating drug price increases.
But the chief financial officer of a leading drug wholesaler said Wednesday that generic price inflation would continue, even as the rate of increase has eased in recent months. … http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2015/09/expect-higher-prices-generic-drugs-says-drug-wholesaler/

I have a malignant brain tumor. But it’s not really on my mind.

The last time someone reminded me I have cancer was at a funeral. A woman I barely knew walked up to me, arms open wide. “Whitney, you look so good!” she said, fawning over me and assuring me that I was on her church’s prayer chain.
I stood there, blinking and drawing a blank. What was she talking about? Then I remembered: Oh yeah, I have brain cancer. I carry a malignant tumor around everywhere I go. I’m … http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2015/09/i-have-malignant-brain-tumor-itrsquos-not-really-my-mind/

Drug Price Controls: “Red Meat for the Left” or Russian Roulette?

Kaiser’s August healthcare poll results should put all on high alert given public sentiment and the rhetoric of the political season.  Ed Schoonveld sounds the alarm and offers four initiatives to stall the surge towards government intercessio…
The news extensively covers criticism over prescription drug pricing. In fact, a recent Kaiser Health Tracking Poll characterized very negative public views of the industry and s… http://mylifeisworthit.org/blog/2015/09/drug-price-controls-ldquored-meat-leftrdquo-or-russian-roulette/

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