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Thursday August 1st, 2019 morning edition

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READ MORE: Bernie Sanders joins group of U.S. diabetics coming to Ontario to buy cheaper insulin.

Azar, a former drug industry executive, said U.S. patients will be able to import medications safely and effectively, with oversight from the Food and Drug Administration.

The administration’s proposal would allow states, wholesalers and pharmacists to get FDA approval to import certain medications that are also available here.

Most patients take affordable generic drugs to manage conditions such as high blood pressure or elevated blood sugars.

And long-available drugs like insulin have also seen price increases that have forced some people with diabetes to ration their own doses.

Separately, the Trump administration is pursuing a regulation that would tie what Medicare pays for drugs administered in doctors’ offices to lower international prices.

The drug industry lobby, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, has successfully blocked past efforts in Washington to allow importation. »

‘You’re Gonna Kill Me’: Body-Cam Footage Shows Cops Mocking Dallas Man as He Dies

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In the footage, officers can be heard mocking the 32-year-old Dallas man—who called authorities for help in 2016 after taking drugs and forgetting his schizophrenia medication—for several minutes.

The body-camera footage, first obtained Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News, reveals the gut-wrenching minutes leading up to Timpa’s August 2016 death while in police custody.

The Dallas County District Attorney’s office and the Dallas Police Department did not immediately respond to The Daily Beast’s request for comment. »

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener

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She’s right – and we, at Columbia University’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness, wish more people would call this crisis what it is.

The language we use to refer to the climate crisis has changed over time, often due to political pressures.

But the term is far too mild to describe the existential threat to the planet that these changes pose. »

Lewis Hamilton won't let Netflix use footage from German Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton has said that he will not allow the footage of him from the German Grand Prix to be shown on season two of the Netflix series 'Drive to Survive'.

Mercedes and Ferrari have given Netflix permission to film after not partaking in season one.

It is thought that the Netflix cameras were only allowed inside the Mercedes garage for one Grand Prix and they chose their home German Grand Prix to film. »