The Daily Populous

Monday March 18th, 2019 night edition

image for Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin. That’s now a 2020 campaign issue.

She has health insurance through her job and uses a $100 manufacturer’s coupon to help defray the cost.

She’s willing to pay the price for her daily dose of insulin, even though it poses financial hardship.

“Not a lot of people could afford that co-pay… and I’ve seen them have to walk away.”.

The issue is a matter of life and death — and it’s one Stark says deeply informs the choices she makes at the ballot box.

Insulin pricing may seem like a niche issue, but it’s one that affects millions of people across the country.

As the Democratic primary race begins to take shape, that message seems to have reached the ears of some 2020 contenders.

“97 years later, Eli Lilly is charging ~$300 and Americans die because they can’t afford their medication. »

Dutch PM compares Theresa May to Monty Python limbless knight

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Theresa May is like the knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail who loses his arms and legs in a duel and calls it a draw, the Dutch prime minister has said.

“Look, I have every respect for Theresa May,” Rutte said in an interview with the Dutch broadcaster WNL on Sunday.

“She reminds me occasionally of that character from Monty Python where all the arms and legs are cut off but he then tells the opponent: ‘Let’s call it a draw.’ She’s incredible. »

The packaging of this drink : assholedesign

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Some of our best posts have been from non-technical stuff.

*Satire is ridicule of asshole design techniques, and should be tagged under the "Satire" flair.

Lampshade Hanging is subversion of asshole design techniques and should be tagged under "Lampshading". »

Harvard University uncovers DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration

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Humans may one day have the ability to regrow limbs after scientists at Harvard University uncovered the DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration.

Scientists found that during regeneration the tightly-packed DNA in their cells, starts to unfold, allowing new areas to activate.

Post doctoral student Andrew Gehrke of Harvard believes the answer lies in the area of non-coding DNA controlling the gene. »