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A new report says pharma companies increased drug prices by nearly double during shortages — and it highlights the biggest debate in healthcare ...

No clear reasoning was found behind why the prices increased so drastically, but researchers suspect that manufacturers were exploiting shortages to charge more for drugs in high demand. The study also found that that prices rose even faster for drugs where there was less competition

We tried the first lab-grown sausage made without killing animals. It was smoky, savory, and tasted like breakfast

A Silicon Valley startup called New Age Meats offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made in a lab without killing any animals. Here's how the cultured meat cooked, smelled, and tasted.
A family eats 'Fou Fou' Kasava and fish in the West Lake Edward village of Lunyesenge in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The CEO of the Gates Foundation says a wave of progress rippling through China and India could slash poverty in Africa — if women lead the way

The Gates Foundation is out with its second annual Goalkeepers report, a yearly index that keeps tabs on how the UN is doing on its 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The normally optimistic crew at Gates says progress isn't guaranteed.

Take a look inside Johnson & Johnson’s new startup incubator in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood, that feels more like a rustic-chic coffee sh...

Johnson & Johnson's Manhattan outpost of its startup incubator, JLabs, is the new kid on the NYC-health-tech block. Take a look inside JLabs' new NYC digs, which with its coffee-shop vibes looked unlike any startup space we've ever seen.

‘Harold and Kumar’ actor Kal Penn shares why he backed the startup behind Silicon Valley’s favorite ‘bleeding’ veggie bu...

Kal Penn, who played Kumar in the comedy "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle," now has a reason to return to the burger chain in real life. The chain is adding vegetarian sliders made with patties from Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods to its menu.

We tasted the first lab-grown sausage made without slaughtering any animals — here’s what it was like

New Age Meats, a Silicon Valley company funded by startup hub IndieBio, offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made without a farm. The cultured, or cell-based, meat is made from real pig cells.
Roman founders Rob Schutz, Saman Rahmanian, and Zachariah Reitano, with Thor.

A startup that provides Viagra on-demand just raised $88 million and is now trying to get you to stop smoking

Healthcare startup Ro wants to help you quit smoking. The startup also said on Tuesday it had raised $88 million from investors including Alexis Ohanian.
Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo cook food in the Kagoma reception centre within the Kyangwali settlement on April 10, 2018 in Kyangwali, Uganda.

The CEO of The Gates Foundation says we’re approaching a dangerous tipping point in global poverty. We still have time to reverse it.

The Gates Foundation is out with its second annual Goalkeepers report, warning that decades of gains in poverty rates around the world could be headed for a downward slide, unless serious investments are made in women's health and nutrition. Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann explains.
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This is the one type of exercise that will help you build muscle fastest, according to YouTube fitness stars The Lean Machines

While it can be tempting to isolate the muscle groups you're most self-conscious about, it's by working as many muscles at once that will see you make significant results quickly, YouTube fitness stars The Lean Machines say.
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a Congressional Medal of Honor Society reception at the East Room of the White House September 12, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Trump is pushing for a legislation to remove ‘gag clauses’ — here’s what you need to know about them

Trump has announced on Twitter his support for legislation to remove gag clauses from contracts between insurers and pharmacists. This comes as part of his administration's continuing plan to lower drug prices for US consumers.