Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
HealthDay News — A nonprofit manufacturer could help keep generic drug prices down and maintain their supply, according to a perspective piece published in the issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Dan Liljenquist, J.D., from Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, and colleagues discuss generic drug
What’s the State of Global Inequality?
The first ever World Inequality Report was published recently by the leading economists who created the World Wealth and Income Database. The report serves as the most authoritative and up-to-date account of the state of global inequality in 2017 and will be vital to policymakers and scholars everywhere.
Income inequality has increased across
Great Lakes Brewing Co. to offer Employee Stock Ownership Plan
What began as an annual employee summit turned into an emotional gathering culminating with bottles of beers being cracked open. The latter was encouraged by the owners, and with good reason.
Great Lakes Brewing Co. owners Pat and Dan Conway and CEO Bill Boor saved the biggest news for
America Should Invest In Distributed Renewable Energy Instead Of Natural Gas Plants, Finds RMI Report
Half of all existing conventional electricity generating plants in the US will need to be replaced by 2030 as they reach the end of their useful life. The question is, what should they be replaced with? The Rocky Mountain Institute has studied this question and concluded that
What began as an annual employee summit turned into an emotional gathering culminating with bottles of beers being cracked open. The latter was encouraged by the owners, and with good reason. Great Lakes Brewing Co. owners
Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or ESOPs, are in focus following the Walmart-Flipkart deal with Flipkart employees being allowed to encash ESOPs fully over the next 2 years. An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is a
Scientists have developed a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would be different if they formed under the conditions predicted for the late 21st century. While each storm's transformation would be unique, on balance,
Every Google search comes at a cost to the planet. In processing 3.5 billion searches a day, the world’s most popular website accounts for about 40% of the internet’s carbon footprint. Despite the notion that the internet
The first ever World Inequality Report was published recently by the leading economists who created the World Wealth and Income Database. The report serves as the most authoritative and up-to-date account of the state of global inequality in
One of the mysteries of personal finance has been the disconnect between the income inequality afflicting the working public and the claims by fiscal conservatives that most people's retirement lifestyles will be perfectly comfortable. A
What does economic inequality really look like? Income alone doesn’t give a complete picture. Income inequality describes the gap between a six-figure salary and minimum wage. But the more alarming gap occurs in wealth —
HealthDay News — A nonprofit manufacturer could help keep generic drug prices down and maintain their supply, according to a perspective piece published in the issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Dan Liljenquist,
Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands. The work relies on computer models that closely mimic the behavior of the natural structures in the forearm, wrist
Tuberculosis, a disease fueled by poverty, overcrowding and undernutrition, is a global barometer of deprivation. Of the more than 4,000 men, women and children TB kills every day, most are poor. TB's connection to poverty
In 1970, economist Milton Friedman published his seminal magazine article, “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits.” Since then, the line between portfolio management and philanthropy, profit and purpose, has blurred. Profits
The Rockefeller Foundation and UBS Optimus Foundation are backing a new financing tool to bring clean water to 1.4 million Ugandan school children, saying the model can potentially be replicated across other countries and sectors.
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Not having enough emergency savings for unexpected expenses is the most frequently cited financial concern for Millennial (48%) and Generation X (51%) employees, while not being able to retire when they want to is the
Counting down to payday is a stressful, but all too common practice. Unfortunately, an August 2017 CareerBuilder survey found that the vast majority (78 percent) of the 3,462 full-time U.S. workers polled said they live paycheck to
Mary Banda in Zambia runs a small restaurant in one of Lusaka’s oldest markets. Before she learned that financial services could make the way she did business easier, her profits were low. But today, her profits
Welcome to the second annual Oxford Business Fights Poverty Conference. As you view this summary of the conference you will read from a series of topics like Responsible Leadership, Honoring Entrepreneurs, Employee Ownership, Mentoring, Crowdsourcing & Addressing Poverty. Please
Wars characterize the twentieth century, with the U.S. featuring as a significant player. The self-pronounced reputation of the U.S. as “rescuer of the world” continued at the turn of the century with 9/11 and the
Armed with a federal search warrant, weapons, body armor and flash-bang grenades, DEA agents and members of the Bradley County SWAT team crept up to a house in Cleveland, Tennessee, before dawn Tuesday and then burst inside.
The director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons resigned last week because of an "ideological turf war" between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner over prison reform, a new report says.
On Thursday, Republican lobbyist and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy accused an international security consulting firm, Global Risk Advisors, and its executives -- two former Western intelligence officials -- of "helping to coordinate" email hacks into Broidy's accounts, as well as distributing the emails to news outlets.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business, the Trump administration told lawmakers, according to a report Friday in the New York Times.
LONDON (Reuters) - Major U.S.-media outlets including the LA Times and Chicago Tribune were forced to shutter their websites in parts of Europe on Friday following the roll out of stringent new privacy regulations by the European Union.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who spent years defending Herbalife Nutrition Ltd against prominent short-seller William Ackman, said on Friday that he has sold some of his shares in the nutrition and weight loss company because the position had become too big for him.
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped on Friday as a steep drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks, with losses limited by gains in chipmakers and healthcare shares.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Part-time workers account for half of Walmart Inc's workforce, up from 20 percent in 2005, according to a labor group report on Friday that examined the company's increased shift away from more expensive full-time employees.
DAKAR (Reuters) - With more than twice as many Ebola outbreaks as any other country since the virus was discovered in 1976, Congolese are familiar with its destructive power, yet fear and suspicion of medical authorities are still hindering efforts at containment.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Officials in a third Indian state were checking on Friday if two people had been infected with the brain-damaging Nipah virus that has killed 12 in southern Kerala, although the government described the outbreak as minor.
LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug Imfinzi has hit a second important goal by improving overall survival in lung cancer patients, boosting prospects for a medicine that has already got off to a promising commercial launch.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian court dismissed an appeal by the nation's anti-trust watchdog in a case against Pfizer Inc in which the regulator alleged the company had used its market power to limit competition for its cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor.