More than 40 states say the biggest drug makers engaged in “industry-wide conspiracy” to fix prices of generic drugs

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Novartis AG is expected to begin selling Zolgensma, a possible cure for spinal muscular atrophy, after the FDA approves it this month. Novartis executives say Zolgensma’s ability to curb SMA—a muscle-wasting disease that often kills babies before age 2—explains the eye-popping price

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Setting US drug prices based on prices paid in other countries could also improve affordability for Medicare beneficiaries according to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins, including our Michael DiStefano

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When Matt Cronin worked in customer service at Nurx, a San Francisco start-up that sells prescription drugs online, one of his jobs was to manage the office’s inventory of birth control pills

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Salmon on psychotropics, platypuses on prozac, and other strange tales from the wild

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The lack of transparency puts patients at risk, some say. Institutions say disclosure could scare some people away from seeking needed medical care

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Around 70% of inhalers used in the UK are the types that have high levels of greenhouse gases – compared to around 10% in Sweden

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For decades, the Sackler family has generously supported museums worldwide. But now some favorite Sackler charities are reconsidering whether they want the money at all, and several have already rejected any future gifts, concluding that some family members’ ties to the opioid crisis outweighed the benefits

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