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Congress scolds pharmaceutical company’s price hike on EpiPens (From PBS NewsHour). Has this affected you?
Mylan has raised the list price of EpiPens more than 450 percent since 2004, after adjusting for inflation, according to Elsevier’s Gold Standard Drug Database. A pack of two EpiPens cost about $100 in today’s dollars in 2004, but the list price now tops $600.
August 24, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Proxima b is one of the closest planets we’ve found to Earth—both literally and figuratively. (From NOVA l PBS Next)
Proxima b would take decades to reach, but it’s the closest exoplanet we’ve found to date.
August 24, 2016 at 7:28 pm
Obama surveys Louisiana flood damage; for hardest hit, it’s a long road ahead (From PBS NewsHour)
On Tuesday, President Obama traveled to Louisiana to survey damage incurred by last week’s torrential flooding, which killed 13 and left some 60,000 homes destroyed. One of the areas hardest hit was Livingston Parish; its president, Layton Ricks, updates Judy Woodruff on the status of cleanup effort...
August 24, 2016 at 4:33 pm
What parents and the public need to know about sepsis (From PBS NewsHour)
Sepsis kills more than 250,000 people every year. People at highest risk are those with weakened immune systems, the very young and elderly, patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer or kidney disease and those with illnesses such as pneumonia or who use catheters that can cause infect...
August 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Photos: Rescuers free survivors after earthquake in Italy (From PBS NewsHour)
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, destroying parts of popular vacation spots in the mountainous zone.
August 24, 2016 at 3:23 pm
We dare you not to say “Awww.” (From KQED Science)
In just 12 years, the Channel Islands fox has made a remarkable recovery.
August 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Want to read stories written by the ancient Egyptians?
Now you can. (From NOVA l PBS Next)
Ancient Egyptians were writing for 3,500 years. Finally, a new book translates some of that literary tradition into English for the general public.
August 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm
A perfect marriage of light and sound turns caverns and bridges into art (From PBS NewsHour)
To create art that exists outside the traditional white box of gallery space, this husband and wife team use light and sound as their paint, and old buildings or rock formations as their canvases.
August 24, 2016 at 10:00 am
"When I was on Wall Street, my entire life’s goal was to make more money than the next guy." (From PBS NewsHour)
August 24, 2016 at 2:49 am
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