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U.S. Senator Sanders asks why drug, once free, now costs $375k

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals on Monday asking it to justify its decision to charge $ 375,000 annually for a medication that for years has been available to patients for free. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a news conference on Yemen resolution on Capitol Hill in… Read More »

8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »