There is room for profit in the pharmaceutical industry. However, the amount of that profit should not cause suffering to patients, who are the pharmaceutical industry's consumer. As a country we must jointly stand together and insist on regulating the costs of these medications.
When the space program first started, the astronauts had no control over their capsules. This helpless feeling of being on a wild ride is precisely how I felt nearly eight years ago when I was told I had stage three breast cancer.
Let's be clear: there is nothing safe about e-cigarettes. They deliver nicotine, a highly addictive drug that carries many documented risks.
Some have criticized his "moonshot" to cure cancer as over-simplified.
Having been a smoker for 15 years, I realize that now is the time for me to stop acting and to take action -- to follow my own message and do my best to avoid becoming another lung cancer statistic.
Just your friendly preserved-meats apologist here.