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ise and shine, everyone, another busy day is on the way. We can tell the pace is picking up, if only because our shortest person has grabbed the bus for the local schoolhouse as another dizzying year of learning gets under way. This calls for a celebratory cup of stimulation. Feel free to join us. Now, of course, it is time to get cracking. So here are a few items of interest. Hope your day goes well and do keep in touch …

The percentage of U.S. adults under age 65 who skip essential medicines due to price has declined, Reuters reports, citing a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. But problems with financial access to medication were consistently more common in cancer survivors. In each of the six years studied, cancer survivors were more likely to report forgoing prescription drugs in the past year because of cost.

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    … unless one volunteers for a Cellectis clinical trial.

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