WCVB5: Mom Fighting to Save Daughter: Big Pharma Can’t Hold You Hostage

By Staff, WCVB5

Her daughter’s lifesaving medication used to be affordable, just $50 for a three-month supply. Today, it costs $1300. After one of her recent pharmacy trips, Doreen Rudolph took to Twitter to voice her frustration, tweeting this: “I just bought two vials of insulin for my daughter cost me 524 dollars with a discount card. All I could buy. I left the pharmacy and sat in my car and cried.” It went viral as thousands of Americans saw their own desperation reflected in Rudolph’s story. Soledad O’Brien sits down with her to discuss the struggle of a parent whose child’s life is held hostage by big pharma.

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