newszine

Medicare Part D no match for runaway specialty drug costs: study

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Medicare Part D no match for runaway specialty drug costs: study
CHICAGO (Reuters) – When Medicare prescription drug insurance was created in 2003, the idea that beneficiaries with very high drug costs should pick up 5 percent of the tab seemed reasonable – but that was well before specialty drugs were invented that carry price tags in the tens of thousands of dollars. FILE PHOTO: A Read More

22yo Ukrainian held after trying to transport howitzer artillery over Polish border

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on 22yo Ukrainian held after trying to transport howitzer artillery over Polish border
In the first extreme gun-running case of 2019, a 22-year-old Ukrainian man has been detained in Dorohusk, Poland after he attempted to bring a dismantled howitzer artillery piece across the Polish-Ukrainian border. The arrest took place Friday and an investigation into how the man came to be in possession of such firepower has been launched Read More

UN refugee workers tell fleeing Saudi teen 'she is safe'

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on UN refugee workers tell fleeing Saudi teen 'she is safe'
UN refugee agency workers in Bangkok have met with the Saudi teenager resisting attempts to be sent back home to her “abusive” family. The representatives told Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun that she will remain in their custody and is now safe. Ms Alqunun barricaded herself in a hotel room at a Bangkok airport as she tried Read More