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 •  August 14

The Medicare Part D prescription drug program has been one of the most successful government programs in health care; it has exceeded expectations for keeping the costs of drugs low. Yet despite this, some politicians in Washington want to destroy this by imposing price controls on prescription medications. This has great populist appeal to many...

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 •  August 2

On the face of it, the decision that the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday, extending by four years a crucial deadline for e-cigarette manufacturers to seek approval of their products was no more than a stay of execution. But the FDA also signaled a new receptiveness to vaping as a harm-reducing alternative to smoking, which suggests...

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 •  June 12

No one can really say if what we pay for generic and brand name pharmaceuticals are in line with their cost. It’s a subjective thing. After all, can you really put a price on something that could literally save a life? That doesn’t mean some politicians won’t try – and therein lays the danger. We’ve all heard horror stories like the one involving...

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 •  February 17

When it comes to drug prices, Republicans have a fever, and the only prescription is less donorism. Fortunately, that medicine is zooming toward the GOP like a spoonful of cough syrup for an afflicted child. Here comes the airplane, and it’s got “TRUMP” on the side. The president could soon have a clear flight path. While huge chunks of official...