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LibreTexts wins inaugural Open Textbook Pilot grant

By | Kaitlyn Vitez
Director, Make Higher Education Affordable Campaign

Big news (and savings) for students.

The Facebook Data Breach: What You Need to Know and What You Should Do

By | Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

This guest post from Nathan Acks of the State PIRG Internet Security team offers background on the latest Facebook breach and what you can do.

To Drive or Not to Drive? Changing Transportation Habits in a Car-Centric Country

By | Matt Casale
Director, 21st Century Transportation Campaign

Here's a guest post from our friend Meryl Compton at Frontier Group. Meryl writes about the challenges of deciding whether or not to ditch a car in a car-centric country.

Yes Doctor, But How Much Will It Cost? Potential Benefits of Health Care Price Transparency

By | Elizabeth Ridlington
Associate Director & Senior Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

Here are two things you probably don’t know about colonoscopies. First, they’re one of the most commonly performed screening exams. Millions of us get colonoscopies each year, but we don’t like to talk about it. Second, you probably don’t know how much a colonoscopy costs, even if you are a patient who has scheduled an exam. That’s because colonoscopies are like most health care services: patients don’t know the cost in advance of receiving care.

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