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President Donald Trump

Trump took 3 big losses on healthcare this week, and the losing streak probably isn’t going to end anytime soon

Trump talks like a populist and behaves like corporatist. So why do people still believe he'll fight big corporations to lower drug prices?
The unredacted version of an antitrust complaint being brought against 20 drugmakers cites this email from a lawyer for a generic drug company.

Bernie Sanders slams ‘polite f-u’ letters sent by generic drug companies as ‘clearly illegal’ and calls for an investigation

The responses "were at best, grossly misleading, and at worst, false statements to Congress," Sanders and Rep. Elijah Cummings said.
A dermatologist recently started his own platform for cheaper skin medications.

The doctor who helped create a skin-care line for Amazon just started a new website to take on drug companies that charge $2,000 for common creams

Prescriptions to treat acne, burns, and growths can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars. A new website will sell them for $24 to $60.
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon denounced drug companies on Monday for not agreeing to support legislation that would require lowering drug prices.

Senators asked 7 big drugmakers to lower their prices. None of them gave a straight answer.

Seven top pharma executives said they support the idea of lower drug prices, but had conditions before they would commit to doing so.

Everybody is talking about the high cost of prescription drugs. Here’s who’s actually responsible for the prices you pay.

Here's a look at all the companies involved in paying for a medication and why that can lead to higher prices.
Laura Marston holds up a vial of Humalog, a type of insulin she takes for type 1 diabetes at her home in Washington, DC in 2016.

For people with diabetes struggling to buy lifesaving insulin, a major health company is now offering the drug for just $25 a month

Insulin is a lifesaving product for individuals with diabetes. But it's also become incredibly expensive, sometimes prohibitively so for patients.
Laura Marston holds up a vial of Humalog, a type of insulin she takes for type 1 diabetes at her home in Washington, DC September 27, 2016. When she was first diagnosed at 14, the list price for the drug was $21 per vial.

A drugmaker just slashed the price of its life-saving medication by 50%, but people are worried the $137 price tag is still unaffordable

The lower insulin price might still be unaffordable for many people with diabetes, especially those who pay the full price for the drug.
Carolyn Barrett, who was born with the rare disease spinal muscular atrophy, and her service dog Shadow head down to the Boston Common in February of 2017. A new gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy could be approved this year, and may cost up to $5 million for a one-time treatment.

Drugs that cost as much as a house are on the way to treat rare and devastating diseases. The US is scrambling to figure out how to pay for them.

The cost of gene therapies will put a huge financial strain on the US health system as new products become available to treat more common diseases.
Lawmakers are trying to get some answers about the high cost of prescription drugs by grilling executives from seven top pharmaceutical companies.

America’s top pharma CEOs just got grilled by Congress over the cost of their drugs

The group of pharma executives tried to justify the cost of their drugs — and pointed fingers.

Here’s why Big Pharma is cheering a new proposal from the Trump administration that’s supposed to tackle high drug prices

The proposal is designed to lower costs for patients, but it doesn't require pharma companies to cut the prices of their drugs.