Endocrine Society applauds EU Green Deal resolution

The Endocrine Society praised the European Parliament resolution in response to the European Union’s “Green Deal”— a plan to invest more than €1 trillion in environmental initiatives, including important provisions to protect people from exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

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Evaluating the Trump Administration’s Iran Policy

In his testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, CFR President Richard N. Haass analyzed the pros and cons of the targeted killing of Qasem Soleimani and offered recommendations for U.S. policy moving forward.

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HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING ON IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE DRUG COVERAGE, A KEY LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY

Washington, DC (January 8, 2020) — The House Energy and Commerce Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on Wednesday, January 8, on the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019, advancing a long-standing legislative priority of the American Society of Nephrology.

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Costo elevado de la insulina conlleva implicaciones de vida o muerte para pacientes diabéticos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: El costo de los tipos de insulina más frecuentemente usados es en Estados Unidos 10 veces mayor que en el resto de países del mundo desarrollado, expone un comentario en Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Este costo prohibitivo es la causa para que algunos pacientes estadounidenses con diabetes tipo 1 racionen la cantidad de insulina que se administran y, consecuentemente, afronten implicaciones de vida o muerte.

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High cost of insulin has life-or-death implications for diabetic patients

The most commonly used forms of insulin cost 10 times more in the U.S. than in any other developed country, according to a commentary in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. This prohibitive cost is causing some U.S. patients with Type 1 diabetes to ration the amount of insulin they use, with life-threatening implications.

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