Plastic surgeons’ Instagram accounts of the weekend trip didn’t note the drug company’s sponsorship, which some ethicists say should be disclosed

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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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Some biotech companies are offering a new way to soften the shock of drug prices: Insurers pay only if the patient improves

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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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Overprescribed

April 3, 2019

High cost isn’t America’s only drug problem. The pharmaceutical industry has followed a brilliant two-pronged strategy to maximize its profits: raise prices and increase consumption of medications

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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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