By PBS NewsHour
Nearly everyone knows someone who carries an EpiPen due to a severe allergy. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) is no different -- as a child, her daughter almost died from a reaction to nuts. But Mylan, the company that produces EpiPens,…
In our news wrap Wednesday, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and Irish rival Allergan abandoned a merger agreement after the Obama administration imposed rules to block the company from saving millions of dollars in taxes. Also, former coal executive Don Blankenship was…
By Philip Moeller
The absence of drug-pricing proposals from the GOP contenders illustrates how hard it would be for Sanders or Clinton to get Congressional approval should they win office.
By April Dembosky, KQED
Expensive specialty medicines used to treat cancer and chronic illnesses have forced some very ill Americans to choose between getting proper treatment and paying their rent. To ease the financial burden, the California agency that governs the state’s Affordable Care…
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