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$1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug for hepatitis C, and when?<p>The drug Sovaldi will cost $1,000 per pill. A typical course of treatment …

Saudi woman summits Everest

Raha Moharrak on Saturday made history when she became the first female mountaineer from Saudi Arabia to successfully scale Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. Saudi women are practically barred from any sports activity.<p>Saudi woman Raha Moharrak reached the summit of Nepal's Mount Everest, the …

Daredevil makes record-breaking leap from Mount Everest

Russian extreme sports star Valery Rozov successfully carries out the world’s highest base jump, leaping off the north face of Mount Everest.<p>The extreme sports enthusiast leaped off Mount Everest to mark 60 years since <b>Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay</b> conquered the world’s highest mountain.<p>Valery …

Where Is Mount Everest Located?

Mount Everest is located on the border between Tibet and Nepal in the Himalayas in Asia.<p>Everest is situated in the Mahalangur Range on the Tibetan …

What to expect on a trek to Everest Base Camp, Nepal

Nepal’s Khumbu region, located just south of Mt. Everest in Nepal, is one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. The ‘best’ time to …

Everest Base Camp

Diversity & Mt. Everest: An Interview with Luis Benitez

<i>As the end of the summer mountaineering season comes to a close, I have been reflecting back on a big year that included one of the most disastrous events on Mt. Everest / Sagarmatha / Chomolungma and a year where it seems like racial and ethnic diversity in the outdoors has started inching more to</i> …

Mount Everest: Hillary and Tenzing to have peaks named after them

Nepal is set to name two Himalayan peaks after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the men who first climbed Mount Everest 60 years ago.<p>Hillary, a New Zealander, and Tenzing, who grew up in the valleys around the 8,850-metre (29,035-foot) peak, reached the top of the world's highest mountain on …