Analysis

Dying Young—Falling Life Expectancy in the U.S.

October 2, 2019 0

Dying Young—Falling Life Expectancy in the U.S. Note: A previous article focused on infant mortality; this article considers child and adolescent mortality and their contribution to falling life expectancy in the U.S. Contributed to TLB […]

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Backlash: Hedge Fund Kicks Out Family That Makes OxyContin

March 9, 2019 0

Backlash: Hedge Fund Kicks Out Family That Makes OxyContin (ZeroHedge)  As backlash against America’s painkiller addiction grows, hedge fund Hildene Capital Management has cut ties with the billionaire family that controls the OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma. […]

Analysis

How Our Healthcare System Creates Drug Addicts

August 20, 2017 0

How Our Healthcare System Creates Drug Addicts By TLB Contributing Author: Kate Harveston We hope our health care system would function as a means of providing attention and comfort in our hours of need, and […]