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Drug prices going up despite Trump promise

Drug prices going up despite Trump promise

An analysis of brand-name prescription drug prices shows it's been business as usual for drugmakers, with far more price hikes than cuts. The number of increases slowed somewhat and were not quite as steep as in past years.

Gilead to launch generic versions of hepatitis C drugs

Gilead to launch generic versions of hepatitis C drugs

Gilead will start selling the generics for chronic hepatitis C in January at a $24,000 list price, a significant discount compared to the price for its branded alternatives, which can cost nearly $100,000 for a full course of treatment.

Insulin's steep price leads to deadly rationing

Insulin's steep price leads to deadly rationing

The price of insulin in the U.S. has more than doubled since 2012 alone. That's put the life-saving hormone out of reach for some people with diabetes. It has left others scrambling for solutions to afford the one thing they need to live.

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