Here’s the latest on what the Trump presidency means for health, hospitals, drug companies, and medical research.
Wednesday, May 31
Paris in springtime
President Trump is more than likely going to pull the U.S. out of the nearly 200-nation Paris climate change agreement, according to Politico. His reasoning? It’s bad for the U.S. economy. The D.C. reaction? Concern. Even Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thinks the country should stay in the agreement. The global reaction? Dismay. The U.S. is the second-largest producer of carbon emissions. Being part of the agreement puts pressure on other nations, especially developing ones, to curb their emissions as they further industrialize.