When looking at the history of insulin, it feels impossible to imagine that the cost of the medication would be such a problem today. Following the Inflation Reduction Act and reaction from private companies, some progress has been made in making insulin affordable to Americans, but considering how the discovery of insulin unfolded it is outrageous where we ended up in America.
Among the battleground elections next month, the 7th congressional district of Pennsylvania is up for grabs. The incumbent Democrat Susan Wild is facing off with Republican Lisa Scheller, and their policies differ on a variety of issues.
The cause of lower drug prices in America gained ground when the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 was signed into law last month. A stripped-down version of the Build Back Better Act, the IRA invests in combating climate change, provides affordable care act subsidies to help people afford health insurance, and helps lower drug prices and patient costs in Medicare.
The phrase “when you do what you love you will never work in your life” is a saying that is often held as the standard when picking a job. So many individuals choose their jobs for the job description, the pay, or the location, but as the cost of health care rises, many feel stuck in a job they dislike in order to have the necessary health benefits.