Real Miracle Drug Costs $1,000-a-day


Anders Helstrup-meteorittfall_2columns_gallery-580x353Norwegian Skydiver Almost Gets Hit by Falling Meteor — and Captures it on Film
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Insurers Panic Over $1K-a-Day Wonder Drug
$1,000-a-day miracle drug shocks U.S. health care system

‘Doctors are understandably finding it hard to pass over a drug that is so effective. As a result, Sovaldi’s manufacturer, Gilead Sciences (GILD), is raking in the dough, while its shares have soared 53 percent over the last year. Sovaldi, in fact, may generate the biggest sales ever for a drug’s first year. It could bring in a jaw-dropping $7 billion to $10 billion in sales this year alone, analysts say.

‘There are many sides to the Sovaldi story, and here’s how the little pill affects them all:…’

The Art of Urban Survival
We might need to know more about surviving in the urban jungle than in the wilderness
‘Most “survival” books talk about surviving in the wilderness. Here’s one that talks about surviving in the real – and hazardous – world you live.

‘There are countless books and courses on how to survive in the woods, but really, how much time does the average person spend in the wilderness these days. Verstappen make the excellent point that even though we live in “civilization” not everything that happens in civilization is civilized.

‘A good book for people who don’t want to hide their head in the sand…’
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The Largely Untold Story of How this US Naval Base Came to Be
‘The Top Secret US air base on the Indian Ocean atoll of Diego Garcia has been in both the mainstream and alternative media, lately, due to the direction the plane was determined to have been flying, as well as claims that a US national who was aboard Flight 370 had managed to activate his smartphone, using Siri software voice commands to send a text and a photo from where he was blinfolded and being held captive, the metadata of these included his GPS coordinates, which located him in a building on this base.

‘But this piece indicates that it is a US Naval facility. The US Navy actually does have more planes the US Air Force. That much, I know – but I’m no military historian and hope I can be forgiven for my errors, as the place is incredibly secretive.

‘But that’s not what this video is about. What it is about is the taboo subject among its current inhabitants about the utterly inhumane and largely untold story of how this base came to be…’
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