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Today in History – August 17

    Today in History – August 17 (To stay on page right-click on links to open in a new tab/window) Please note that Today in History is not archived and contents are updated daily. 309/310 – Pope Eusebius is banished by the Emperor Maxentius to Sicily, where he dies, perhaps from a hunger strike. 682 – Pope Leo II begins his pontificate.[1] 986 – Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle […]

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Community Health Centers’ Big Profits

    2022-08-17 Community Health Centers’ Big Profits Raise Questions About Federal Oversight Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News and Bram Sable-Smith DARLINGTON, S.C. — Just off the deserted town square, with its many boarded-up businesses, people lined up at the walk-up pharmacy window at Genesis Health Care, a federally funded clinic. Drug sales provide the […]

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Cat Wednesday 2022-08-17 – Understanding Why Cats Fight

    Cat Wednesday 2022-08-17 Owning and interacting with pets, according to studies, can be a form of therapy for many. We have dedicated Saturday to dogs and Wednesday to cats, when we will post an article on each of those days. We will also post articles on occasion about other animals people may have […]

Medically Vulnerable families and Inflation

    2022-08-16 For Medically Vulnerable Families, Inflation’s Squeeze Is Inescapable Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News ROSAMOND, Calif. — Deborah Lewis rose from bed before dawn and signed in to her phone so she could begin delivering fast food, coffee, and groceries to residents in this western patch of the Mojave Desert where test […]

An interfaith discussion on the role of religion in mental health

2022-08-16 An interfaith discussion on the role of religion in mental health Human connections can help people through difficult times. fizkes/iStock/Getty Images Plus Emily Costello, The Conversation and Thalia Plata, The Conversation Religious leaders often try to support the people they serve during challenging times. This supportive role was especially important during the past few years […]

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Tuesday’s Quotes 2022-08-16

    Tuesday’s Quotes 2022-08-16 (Please note that Tuesday’s Quotes are not archived and are updated every week.) “Stay strong, stay positive, and never give up.” Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart “Just because you fall once, doesn’t mean you’re fall at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always trust yourself, because if […]

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Big Pharma and Drug Pricing Negotiations

    2022-08-15 Big Pharma Went All In to Kill Drug Pricing Negotiations Arthur Allen For decades, the drug industry has yelled bloody murder each time Congress considered a regulatory measure that threatened its profits. But the hyperbole reached a new pitch in recent weeks as the Senate moved to adopt modest drug pricing negotiation […]

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