The state of Nevada is taking a new approach to tackling the rising price of prescription drugs with a new bill.
Fourth grader Gabriella Corley is trapped.
The Association of Accessible Medicines (AAM), formerly known as the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, has recommended five major US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation tweaks in a letter to the Department of Commerce.
Even though insulin access can literally be a case of life or death, awareness about diabetes drug access is often limited among those who don’t personally experience the disease or have a friend or family member who does.
Patients and family members of those who suffer from diabetes shared stories of struggle and heartbreak Wednesday and urged support for a bill to rein in the escalating costs of diabetes medication.
He has a private jet, a pedigree of winning billion-dollar settlements, and the (sometimes grudging) respect of his adversaries.
The battle over rising drug prices has become a full-blown he-said-she-said.
The two doctors who discovered insulin almost a century ago made hardly anything when they sold the intellectual property rights of their Nobel Prize-winning medicine to the University of Toronto, making about $14 each in today’s money.
Big Pharma is everywhere.
This week’s ABC7 Cool Kid is Aiden Darius, who tutors classmates and is a junior ambassador for the American Diabetes Association.
Just last week, we ran a story on a survey revealing that the richest one percent of Americans live an average of 10 years longer than the poorest one percent.
The future of healthcare reform remains ever unclear.