Tag: Health care

ADHD medication shortage has patients frustrated

The shortage of ADHD medication in the U.S. has become a major problem at the start of the new school year. This shortage is irritating patients, doctors and specialists; empty pharmacy shelves have become common. The deficiency is most severe with stimulant ADHD medications such as Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta, Vyvanse […]

Price gouging for insulin is fatal

In 1923, the patent for insulin was sold for one dollar with the intention of ensuring it remained accessible. It costs less than $10 to manufacture a vial of insulin, yet someone without insurance may be forced to pay over $300 for one. This price gouging puts lives at risk. […]

Diversity in Health Care event advocates for equity

Photo by Kim Bongard Over 300 students and faculty visited Trustees Pavilion for an all-day symposium called Diversity in Health Care and Human Services II. The symposium is supported by the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language federal grant that Ramapo received last year to enhance the Certificate in Spanish […]