Life expectancy is not supposed to fall in countries that are this rich, spend this much on health and pride themselves on taking care of each other. As a demographer working in a school of public health, I am astounded by the complacency at the loss of so many Americans in the prime of life. […]
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Date: January 16, 2018
Date: January 2, 2018
With national and state advertising campaigns, white papers and cartoon infographics, the powerful and well-funded drug industry lobby spent 2017 working to redirect public anger about drug prices to pharmacy benefits managers (or PBMs): links in the supply chain that sits invisibly between the patient and the drug maker — in the process bringing a […]
Date: December 18, 2017
Both Republican and Democratic senators have criticized moves by drug makers to extend the life of their monopolies on sales. But action on high drug prices, a major concern for consumers, has been so far negligible in this Congress. Gerry Anderson is quoted.