drug prices

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 10:20 am
The "great American comeback" President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union speech drew on falsehoods about U.S. energy supremacy, health care and the economy as well as distortions about his predecessor's record. Read more here.
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In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at a mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J.
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August 19, 2019 - 5:01 pm
By Linda A. Johnson and Nicky Forster, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis. After years of frequent list price hikes, many...
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Prescription medication
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Paul Kurtz
June 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report underlines what most of us already know: prescription drug prices continue to skyrocket. People are being forced to make tough decisions. The AARP's Public Policy Institute focused on the cost of specialty drugs for treatment of such ailments as...
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Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi
February 06, 2019 - 9:17 am
(CNN) — In his second State of the Union address, President Donald Trump sought to strike a bipartisan tone of unity and progress, just weeks after the longest shutdown in US history — and with less than two weeks to go before the next funding lapse. Trump, asking Americans to "choose greatness,"...
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FILE- In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at the Express Scripts mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J.
AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File
October 15, 2018 - 10:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry's main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials,...
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