Nation Feb 05

Congress passed a law that allows pharmacists to tell patients if they could save money by paying for prescriptions out of pocket instead of through their insurance copay.
Drug companies team up with NIH to develop new treatments

Ten rival pharmaceutical companies have joined forces with the National Institutes of Health in a new initiative to research Alzheimer’s, Type 2 diabetes, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The unlikely pact between the competing firms — which includes big names…