Covid infection creates immunity at least equal to two doses of mRNA vaccine, according to a meta-analysis of 65 studies from 19 countries.
Why did it take two decades for a generic competitor for the nation’s leading (and costly) arthritis drug to become avaible to consumers?
Benefit of placebos: “taking a sugar pill can be beneficial even when you know it’s a sugar pill.” (WSJ)
Why can’t we have one-stop-shopping for safety net benefits for the poor, instead of multiple siloed benefits?
Study: 76% of homeless people in high-income countries suffer from a mental disorder, with substance use disorders and schizophrenia being the most common. HT: Arnold Kling
In Utah, it is legal to forcibly sterilize a person with a disability.
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The drug company AbbVie has collected about $41 billion in monopoly profits from price increases on the arthritis drug Humira.
According to Avik Roy, Abbvie has generated a total of 6 new drugs during the time of this monopoly. Not much of a return for the public!