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Americans are paying more than people from other countries for some key services.

6 things that cost more in the US than they do abroad

From internet access fees to drug prices, US consumers are often forced to pay higher prices than found internationally.
A new experimental gene therapy has cured babies born with a genetic disease dubbed "bubble boy" syndrome.

There’s now a cure for the deadly genetic disorder known as ‘bubble-boy’ disease

Doctors used a cutting-edge medical technique called gene therapy to treat 10 babies born with the disease. The biotech that helped saw its stock surge.
Nicole Smith-Holt from Richfield, MN holds a vial with the ashes of her son Alec, who died at the age of 26 from insulin rationing, during a protest against the high price of insulin outside the offices of drug giant Sanofi in Cambridge, MA on Nov. 16, 2018.

The incredible history of insulin, a lifesaving diabetes drug that was discovered almost a century ago and is now at the center of drug pricing outrag...

How a drug that was discovered 95 years ago changed the way we treat diabetes — and why it's so expensive today.
Pharmacy-benefit managers (PBMs), which are today increasingly owned by health insurers and pharmacy chains, will be facing tough questions about drug prices at a congressional hearing on April 9.

These powerful but little-known companies that have been blamed for high drug prices are now coming out of the shadows for a congressional interrogati...

The US has a high drug prices problem. These obscure but powerful companies will now face some tough questions on Capitol Hill.
Would you want to surgically change your appearance?

4 people who went under the knife told us why they did it, and their stories explain why the average age for cosmetic surgery keeps getting younger

INSIDER spoke to four people who have had cosmetic surgery about why they went under the knife, and whether they regret the experience.
A new class of innovative "gene therapies" make it possible to treat disease at the genetic level, and bring difficult ethical questions with them.

Bill Gates is worried about gene editing worsening inequality. Now a top ethicist is raising new red flags.

New technology has made it possible to tinker with the very DNA that makes us who we are, offering fresh hope of new cures for difficult diseases.
This photo is really angering the internet.

A viral photo of a young girl dressed as a nurse and a young boy dressed as a doctor is being called sexist

In the photo, the little girl is called "Nurse in Training," while the little boy is labeled "Doctor in Training." It's making the internet furious.
A Type 1 diabetes patient holds up bottles of insulin including Humalog. Lilly is now offering its insulin as an authorized generic at half the list price of the branded version.

A drugmaker just released a half-price version of a life-saving diabetes medication in a bet that a lower price tag will help it escape the political ...

Eli Lilly plans to make a generic version of its life-saving diabetes medication Humalog and sell it for half the price of the branded drug.

Indian factory at the center of latest blood pressure medicine recall reportedly shredded documents and got warnings before carcinogens appeared in th...

The FDA announced last week the latest in an already widespread recall of common blood pressure and heart failure medications.
The horse medicine is packaged in a bulky plunger, designed to force the paste into the horse's mouth. Humans, however, are applying it their faces.

People are turning to medication made for horses to treat rosacea, and dermatologists are concerned

People are using medicine intended for horses with parasite infections to treat the skin disease rosacea, drawing the concern of dermatologists.