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Trump Administration Sinks Teeth Into Paring Down Drug Prices, On 5 Key Points

Three months after President Donald Trump announced his blueprint to bring down drug prices, administration officials have begun putting some teeth behind the rhetoric.

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Hopes Rise Again For A Drug To Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study.

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Dissecting The Rhetoric Vs. Reality Of Trump’s Tough Talk On Drug Prices

President Donald Trump has railed against the high price of prescription drugs and famously bemoaned how pharmaceutical companies are “getting away with murder.” Yet, many Americans aren’t seeing a change in what they pay out-of-pocket.

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As States Target High Drug Prices, Pharma Targets State Lawmakers

About 10 pharma lobbyists flooded the room in Baton Rouge’s art deco state Capitol, some of them hired guns; lobbyists who’d never represented drug companies before.

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Arthritis Drugs Show How U.S. Drug Prices Defy Economics

Renda Bower knows well the cost of drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis; her husband, son and daughter all have the painful, disabling autoimmune disease. And the family’s finances revolve around paying for them.

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Heated Battle Erupts Over Drug Discount Program

A 25-year-old federal drug discount program has grown so big and controversial that it faces a fight for survival as federal officials and lawmakers furiously debate the program’s reach.

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