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Facing Pressure In Campaign, Sanders Defends His Signature Health Care Plan – NPR

Enlarge this image Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks about his “Medicare for All” proposal on Wednesday at George Washington University. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP Hoping to regain momentum as two rival candidates creep closer in the polls, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to his signature policy theme… Read More »

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — ‘It’s really thinking about it differently’

Bluebird Bio CEO Nick Leschly on Friday defended the biotech company’s $ 1.8 million price tag for its new gene therapy to treat a rare genetic blood disorder. Bluebird’s therapy, Zynteglo, was approved in Europe earlier this month for patients with beta thalassemia who require regular blood transfusions to manage their disease and have no… Read More »