As prescription drug costs skyrocket in the US, thousands of people are forced to forgo lifesaving medications -- all while manufacturers and health care facilities systematically destroy perfectly good, surplus pills.
Between 2006 and 2016, the number of drug patents granted in the United States doubled -- but not because there was an explosion in invention or innovation.
To ensure the ongoing affordability of generic medications for Americans, BCBS is committing $55 million to establish a partnership with Civica Rx to reduce costs of generics for consumers.
"We may not be as deeply divided as we think - at least when it comes to health".
Would you be mad if you found out you were paying as much as 2000% more than your neighbor for a prescription?
Bacteria develop resistance to the antibiotics because of improper dosage and unnecessary usage.