London Ontario, Hundred Dollars, Thirty Dollars discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ 24 Hour News


That's why they drove all the way to London Ontario where insulin was developed nearly a century ago getting diagnosed today in twenty nineteen in America with type one diabetes it is a death sentence for some people we nice drum coordinated the trip it's the second here bad to Canada in two months three months stock this vile in the United States is three hundred and forty dollars this file today thirty dollars as is because you buy it in Canada because I bought in Canada that's the only difference insulin is cheaper in Canada primarily because the country has public health care so the government to go sheets pricing with drug companies and caps prices in the United States drug makers negotiate individually with private insurance companies and the uninsured a list price about seven and a half million Americans rely on insulin to stay alive the drug is largely supplied by three companies who all offer patient assistance programs in a statement no one orders told CBS news we recognize that our healthcare system is broken the added we know more must be done to ensure insulin affordability and we are committed to being part of the solution but some states are taking their own steps to lower the cost Florida passed a law that would allow large batches of drugs to be legally imported from Canada into the state and Colorado capped insulin because at a hundred dollars per monthly supply is this a Democrat Republican situation there's Republicans or die Alex there's Democrats who are diabetics and all of us struggle to afford it to me this is a human rights issue Nystrom says she's lucky to be able to make the trip many people couldn't afford to miss work coming to Canada is not a long term solution coming to Canada as putting a bandaid on a gunshot wound for CBS this morning media VLDL London Ontario Canada W. W. news time three twenty four well it is summertime here in Michigan that means the people are enjoying the water but that comes with risks like swimmer's itch Tom right card from the Michigan department of health says a variety of things because the H. higher temperatures will typically deal at two women that he is part of law snail waterfall cycle gender female population increases with the potential of the chain off of swimmers it also increases he says as important a shower or to rinse off immediately after getting out of the water but if you can't do that telling off immediately will also help and the water levels across the Great Lakes continue to set records this season the US army corps of engineers says records were set last month for Lake Superior puree Yuri on Terry OPM like Sinclair from may to June the mean levels of all of the of all the Great Lakes rose ranging between three to eight inches the records date back to nineteen eighteen the corps projects that levels for July will meet or surpass the record high levels again I'm all of the lakes hydrologist through grown Walden associate professor at the university of Michigan says the climate is at the beginning of decades of rapid change doubles update news time now three.

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