B.C. family nearing finish in race to raise $2.8 million to treat baby's rare disease

8 August 2020 - Parents hope funds will pay for expensive therapy not approved in Canada for type 1 spinal muscular ...

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Hard questions as scientists and governments seek COVID-19 vaccines

8 August 2020 - They must work out how much to invest, and how best to distribute the goods. ...

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Trump Administration continues to keep out-of-pocket drug costs low for seniors

29 July 2020 - Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the average basic premium for Medicare Part ...

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Drug pricing insanity: pay $5.50 or pay $1,900, your choice

27 July 2020 - I’m a dedicated free market guy. I think pharmaceutical companies generally do God’s work.  ...

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Gene therapy shows promise for haemophilia, but could be most expensive U.S. drug ever

20 June 2020 - Jack Grehan, who was born with hemophilia, used to inject himself every couple of days with ...

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'This is what life could be like': a miracle migraine drug is changing sufferer's lives but most can't afford the 'exorbitant' $800 a month price tag

20 June 2020 - "I wish people would understand that a migraine is not just a headache. It is so ...

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This drug can treat 90 per cent of cystic fibrosis patients, but it's not available in Canada

19 June 2020 - Struggling to breathe is one of the main symptoms of the novel coronavirus that has recently ...

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Sweden's cost of medicines is increasing

15 June 2020 - Sweden's costs for medicines have risen by about SEK 1 billion last year. This shows a ...

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COVID-19 border closures worry Americans who come to Canada to buy insulin

30 May 2020 - 'You're literally being denied the air that you need to breathe,' Travis Paulson says. ...

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Statement from Lilly Chairman and CEO Dave Ricks on the new Medicare Part D senior savings model

26 May 2020 - President Donald J. Trump and Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, today ...

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President Trump announces lower out of pocket insulin costs for Medicare’s seniors

26 May 2020 - Across the nation, 88 Part D Sponsors applied to the Part D Senior Savings Model to offer ...

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Optimizing patient access to medications: the American Dermatological Association’s position statement on pharmacy benefit managers and patient access to affordable and appropriate medications

25 May 2020 - Access to health care has been at the forefront of social and political debate for decades.  ...

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Superb health care at ultra low prices? How Singapore does it

26 May 2020 - Can you imagine the United States having a health care system that delivers better outcomes than those ...

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Almost 10,000 Australians drop private health insurance during pandemic

19 May 2020 - Private health funds are urging Australians to keep their cover after a fall in membership during ...

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Express Scripts offers prescription cost relief for newly uninsured Americans

7 May 2020 - Unprecedented program convenes manufacturers and pharmacies to help millions of Americans access prescription medications at affordable and ...

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