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Frontrunning: August 28

August 28, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

European shares hit two-week low as euro surges (Reuters) Harvey Pounds Texas as Epic Flooding Paralyzes Houston (BBG) Gasoline soars and dollar dented as Tropical Storm Harvey rages (Reuters) Oil markets roiled as Harvey hits […]

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The Real Cause Of America’s Opioid Epidemic

August 21, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Authored by Mark Thornton via The Mises Institute, The Opioid epidemic is spreading across the heartland of America. The number of drug overdose deaths from both prescription (e.g., Oxycontin) and black market (e.g., heroin) opiates […]

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Why Some Pharmaceuticals Are So Expensive

August 14, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Authored by Gilbert Berdine via The Mises Institute, Enter “outrageous drug prices” into Google and you will receive plenty of examples. As reported here, Marathon Pharmaceuticals planned to charge $89,000 per year for its Emflaza […]