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Bill Jenkins, epidemiologist who tried to thwart notorious Tuskegee Experiment, dies

Bill Jenkins, the Black epidemiologist who tried to stop the notorious syphilis experiment at Tuskegee University, has died at the age of 73. The cause was complications from sarcoidosis, his wife, Diane Rowley, told The New York Times in an obituary. Jenkins was working in Washington as a statistician with the U.S. Public Health Service when he learned… Read More »

Sen. Sanders, Rep. Cummings to introduce bill to lower U.S. drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings plan to introduce legislation on Thursday aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for U.S. consumers. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacy employee looks for medication as she works to fill a prescription while working at a pharmacy in New York December 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas… Read More »