Medicine and Health: Radical Future
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Medicine and Health: The Radical Future has Begun

As presented to his DePauw University Class of 1957 at their 50th Reunion, June 2007 Medical advances in the last 50 years-immunizations, organ transplants, heart surgery, pharmaceuticals, joint replacement, flexible endoscopy, and imaging, among others-have helped increase expected life span 17 years [1]. Although dramatic, those innovations have been gradual enough that they did not…

Cheap and Free Drugs
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Cheap and Free Drugs: Here’s Where to Get Them

Clip and save, folks. In a few short words, I hope to help you save hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars this year. Computerless? Your local library has one you can use. FREE DRUGS To appease critics of the hugely profitable pharmaceutical giants, most all drug companies have free “Patient Assistance Programs” for folks with income…

Health & Medical

Drug Giveaways Often Painful, But Worth It

You gotta love Big Pharma. No other institution, not even our sweet-talking, snot-nosed Congress, can match the pharmaceutical companies’ sheer ego-tripping, gluttonous, jack-booted, big-balled gall and hypocrisy when it comes to dealing with you and me. This $500,000,000,000 industry has grosser profits, more outlandish executive pay, and richer government subsidies than any in history. Its…

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Prescription Drug Prices Vary by Pharmacy: Miami Herald Survey Finds

Prices for prescription drugs, particularly generic versions, vary greatly among South Florida pharmacies, according to the results of a survey of 20 online and South Florida pharmacies by the Miami Herald. According to the survey, prices were as much as 10 times higher at some sources than at others. Costco had the lowest prices for…

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You Can’t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

How to protect yourself from today’s medicine. Most seniors or soon to be seniors have spent a lifetime raising families and helping raise grandchildren as well as going out and hustling to earn a living and support a family. What is usually neglected in this situation is one’s own health. Goes for Grandma as well…

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