Prescription Drug Cost Poll

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With all of the recent public focus on costs of pharmaceuticals in the news, we wanted to know what professionals thought of the availability / pricing of general approved drugs in America.

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CEO Defends Increase

The story that reignited the debate over prescription drug costs in America. Courtesy: CBS News

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Rising Drug Prices

Americans are upset about how much their prescription drugs cost. While the cost of medicine is an issue that’s been lingering for years, when a tiny company called Turing Pharmaceuticals jacked up the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent in August a lingering discussion went to the front of the national debate. Bloomberg’s Drew Armstrong explains why drug prices keep going up and if that’s likely to change anytime soon.

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Drug Costs Support Cures

A new report by IMS Health, a consulting company that provides information and analyses of multiple facets of healthcare—economic, scientific, others— concluded that prescription drug costs jumped by more than 13 percent last year—the biggest increase since 2001. Courtesy: ACSHonTV

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High Costs of R&D

Patients in the U.S. spend more on prescription drugs than any other country in the world, with an estimated $45 billion spent out-of-pocket by Americans last year. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports. Courtesy: NBC News

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Big Pharma Profit Models

This is a brief overview of the entire pharmaceutical industry. It includes an examination of the financial records of 14 of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies over an 11 year period.

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Holistic Options

American Healthcare should embrace Holistic option to Pharmaceuticals

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Politicians & Lobbyists

The regulatory and political system is rigged to make profits. Courtesy: RT

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