Episode 69 – Managed Care and Medicine (Podcast)

A lot has changed in healthcare since this 1993 recording, but the resounding problems have remained alarmingly similar: soaring costs, millions uninsured, and more questions than answers. What role should the government play? And which policies have done more harm than good? Listen in with Rita Ricardo-Campbell, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Kevin Hopkins, Senior Domestic Policy Aide during the Reagan Administration, in today’s discussion. Originally Recorded: 1993

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Episode 61 – Learning and Memory (Podcast)

This episode of the Free To Choose® Media Podcast features three prominent intellectuals in the field of neuroscience. Dr. Timothy Tully, former Senior Staff Investigator at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Dr. Eric Kandel, former Senior Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and 2000 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology/Medicine, and Dr. Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Professor of Neuroscience at the Yale University School of Medicine. They discuss the results of their experiments on short- and long-term memory while discussing the history of our knowledge of the topic. Originally Recorded: 1993

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FDA, Not Big Pharma To Blame For The Epi-Pen Price Surge

The increase in the price of Epi-Pens over the past few years is an absolute travesty. You’ll be hard pressed to find anyone who disagrees. Now people are calling for legislation to fix the problem, but it’s over-legislation that put people who depend on the drug in this position to start with. Less regulation is where we need to look to solve this problem, not more.   The lifesaving drug Epinephrine is the medicine inside the Epi Pen that has saved countless lives. The amount of medicine inside the pen costs a dollar. Literally $1.00. Epinephrine is clearly cheap and …

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