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Here’s why vaccination rates in most European countries are only about a third of what they are in the U.S.

A vial of AstraZeneca’s vaccine at a vaccination center in Dresden, Germany. Photo: Robert Michael/Getty Images


How pharma greed, government subsidies, and a push to make pain the “fifth vital sign” kicked off a crisis that costs $80 billion a year and has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans

Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display
Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display
Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images


Power Trip

Navigating the pharmaceutical industry’s “disease awareness campaign” rabbit hole

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