Advertisements creating fear over the possibility that lower drug prices will lead to lower quality and drug reactions have been appearing in newspapers to diminish support for new bills designed to lower drug prices. These ads were placed by organizations that have ties to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, which wants to keep drug prices high.
Dr. Kang Lee headed a pair of studies at the University of Toronto that he says show that all babies are biased in favor of their own race even when they are just six months old. Commentator, Tucker Carlson, warns that the studies will legitimize government becoming even more deeply involved in teaching attitudes to children and will further diminish the role of parents and families.
Turkey: A national referendum won by a slim majority, 51% to 49%, gives dictatorial power to President Erdogan by replacing the parliamentary system with an executive presidency. The term limits for Erdogan will be extended, he will be able to directly appoint top public officials, the president will decide whether to impose a state of emergency, and he will have the power to override the judiciary.
Dr. David Brownstein says that the two-dose vaccine for chicken pox does lower the rate of that childhood illness. However, shingles, which is a painful recurrence of chickenpox, mostly in adults, has become an epidemic that is directly related to the vaccine. Shingles is far more serious and life-threatening than chicken pox.