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By Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press
The manufacturers and distributors of opioid prescription painkillers have supplied billions of pills throughout the U.S. An investigative series by The Washington Post looks at the opioid epidemic through the DEA's newly public database that tracks every pain pill sold…
Affordable health care is a persistent concern for Americans and a topic of great political debate. Typically, generic prescription drugs offer a cheaper alternative to name brands, but a new multi-state lawsuit alleges that their manufacturers have been artificially raising…
U.S. consumers often turn to generic versions of prescription drugs to keep costs down, but dozens of states are now suing manufacturers of these drugs, saying they illegally fixed prices and divided up market share. Affected drugs include medicines used…
"What I say to the companies is if you think the cost of your drug will scare people from buying your drugs, then lower your prices," said Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Amid the ongoing opioid epidemic, drug manufacturers, doctors and pharmacists have all come under fire. But it's a drug distributor, a company called RDC, at the center of a new federal criminal case that equates its business operations with illegal…
By Tim Talley, Associated Press
The state attorney general's office will continue to pursue allegations that the drugmakers created a public nuisance, which he says is the most important allegation against the drugmakers.
Health care costs are a major concern for Americans, who spend more on prescription drugs than residents of any other country. On Tuesday, executives from seven of the biggest pharmaceutical companies appeared before a Senate committee to explain their rising…
By Nicholas Florko, STAT
President Trump’s splashiest idea for lowering the cost of prescription drug prices was to force pharmaceutical companies to include the prices of their products in TV and other advertisements.
By Robin Feldman, The Conversation
While opioids have become easier to obtain through illicit markets, a drug that could save countless lives has become increasingly out of reach.
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