WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette threatened pharmaceutical company executives with government intervention during a congressional hearing into the rising price of insulin.“I think we can all agree that the system is broken,” DeGette, D-Denver, said about the method the companies use to set their insulin prices.DeGette, a Denver Democrat, is chairwoman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on oversight and investigations, which held Wednesday's hearing.Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps lower the body’s glucose, or sugar, levels in the blood. Colorado's sex-education bill may fall victim to lack of fundingFor diabetics, their bodies’ insulin production is impaired. They need to use manufactured insulin produced by pharmaceutical companies to avoid sickness or death.Some members of Congress accuse the companies of raising insulin prices beyond the ability of many Americans to pay for it, often forcing them to choose … [Read more...] about Colorado’s Diana DeGette warns drug companies about high insulin prices
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By Mark Curriden of The Texas Lawbook Published 7:00 am CST, Friday, February 8, 2019 Jared Sine has never swiped right on Tinder, but he is making all the right legal moves for Match.com. During his 30 months as general counsel and corporate secretary at Dallas-based Match, Sine has tripled the size of the legal department, unveiled a major data privacy effort, successfully litigated a major patent infringement claim against its main competitor, managed congressional cybersecurity inquiries and convinced California officials to require online dating sites to meet minimum safety standards for customers. Match, during those same 30 months, has seen its market cap quadruple - from $3 billion to $12 billion. The company employs close to 500 people and operates more than 45 brands - Match, Tinder, OKCupid and PlentyOfFish, for example - that have been translated into nearly 40 languages and are available in more than 200 countries across five continents. Business leaders … [Read more...] about Jared Sine a match for Match.com’s legal department
Movie News Top 10 Lists By Max Evry ON December 20, 2018 ComingSoon.net’s Top 10 Movies of 2018 Lists! The writers and staff at ComingSoon.net are proud to present our lists of the Top 10 Movies of 2018! You’ll find ranked lists below from Managing Editor Spencer Perry, Associate Editor Max Evry, and reviewers Alan Cerny, Kalyn Corrigan, Joshua Starnes and Scott Chitwood. As always we encourage our readers to debate the rankings (or post lists of their own) in the comments! Check out all six lists below! RELATED: The 20 Best Movie Posters of 2018 Spencer Perry 1. Hereditary – Ari Aster’s family horror film burrowed into my brain seven months ago and has never left. It occupies a corner of my thoughts that whisper in the dark and make me check the ceiling before I sleep. A true nightmare. 2. Assassination Nation – Flat out bonkers and dripping with intrigue. Far and away the coolest movie of the year in terms of style. Don’t be … [Read more...] about ComingSoon.net’s Top 10 Movies of 2018 Lists!
By S. M. Chavey, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News Updated 12:22 pm CDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 Shane Fordyce and Paulina Quezada are at El Luchador Bar. Shane Fordyce and Paulina Quezada are at El Luchador Bar. Photo: By Xelina Flores /Special To The Express-News El Luchador is located at 622 Roosevelt Ave. El Luchador is located at 622 Roosevelt Ave. Photo: Paul Stephen / San Antonio Express-News The Jalapeño Cucumber Press cocktail at El Luchador is made with muddled cucumber and jalapeño, tequila, agave syrup and lime juice. The Jalapeño Cucumber Press cocktail at El Luchador is made with muddled cucumber and jalapeño, tequila, agave syrup and lime juice. Photo: Paul Stephen /San Antonio Express-News Lucha libra themed bar in Southtown celebrates its … [Read more...] about El Luchador bar to host parking lot wrestling match this weekend
Harry and Esther Snyder opened the first In-N-Out hamburger stand across the street from their Baldwin Park house in 1948. The site is now part of the I-10 Freeway. The Irvine-based chain is building a replica burger stand nearby in Baldwin Park. Fans of the hamburger chain gather during the unveiling of a replica of the first In-N-Out hamburger stand in Baldwin Park on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2014. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ San Gabriel Valley Tribune) What is said to be California’s first drive through fast food stand is depicted in this In-N-Out Burger drawing which adorns the box holding the company’s cookie jar souvenir. The artist is Jack Schmitt. The Irvine-based company is constructing a replica of this original stand on Francisquito Avenue in Baldwin Park. ///ADDITIONAL INFO //// Luna.FoodNews.0605.ots — shot 5/30/13 — /// Photo by H. Lorren Au Jr., Orange County Register. Bob Benbow is the president and curator of the local Baldwin Park … [Read more...] about 70 fun facts about In-N-Out Burger in honor of its 70th birthday