Eli Lilly’s Price Cut Is Gamechanging. But Insulin Isn’t the Only High Cost for People With Diabetes

Early each year, Kristin Thompson-Lerberg sits down with her husband to plan how they’ll reach their family’s insurance policy’s $3,000 deductible. The conversation is always short: Thompson-Lerberg needs about 8 vials of insulin each month to treat her Type-1 diabetes, and at $275 per vial before insurance kicks in, it takes just two months to … Read more

Ahead of Texas Abortion Pill Ruling, Some Urge Biden Administration to Do More on Issue

Eight months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, the Biden administration is bracing for another ruling that could further restrict access to abortion across the country. Administration officials are preparing to respond to a ruling from a conservative federal judge in the Northern District of Texas that could restrict one type of abortion … Read more

The Pandemic Sparked a Revolution in Trans Care. Washington May Let it Fade Away

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. When the Covid-19 pandemic reached US shores roughly three years ago this month, it changed everything, including how we handled the medical needs of those who were lucky enough to not have … Read more