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Senator Sanders to ask why drug, once free, now costs $375k

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders plans to send a letter to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals on Monday asking it to justify its decision to charge $ 375,000 annually for a medication that for years has been available to patients for free. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a news conference on Yemen resolution on Capitol… Read More »

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Congress holds first hearings on insulin, high drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Powerful committees in the U.S. Congress held hearings on Tuesday on insulin affordability and high prescription drug prices, an issue both chambers have said is a top priority for the year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump about prescription drug prices at… Read More »

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No-deal Brexit could lead to drug shortages and delayed operations

Amid huge Brexit uncertainty, a range of emergency measures are being put in place to protect medical supplies – but no one knows if these will be enough Pharmacists could get emergency powersMedic Image/Getty By Clare Wilson As UK politicians prepare to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal tonight, the possible impact of… Read More »

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