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Jeffrey Young

Americans Pay Way More For This Than People In Other Countries

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business

As anyone who's ever paid a health insurance premium or a hospital bill knows, medical care is expensive. What Americans may not know is that resident...

Prescription Drugs: When New And Expensive Is Really Just Money For Nothing

David Belk | Posted 04.24.2014 | Fifty
David Belk

How do doctors know if a new drug is really better than the ones already available? This is an important question because new drugs come out every year and if one works better at, say, reducing the chance of a heart attack, then it's probably worth prescribing.

Sky-High Prescription Drug Costs Cause Poor People To Skip Needed Medicines

Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.08.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Uninsured people and those with low incomes are the most likely to go without prescription drugs they need because of cost -- and it could be harming ...

How To Save Money On Prescription Drugs

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 08.15.2012 | Money

TRENTON, N.J. -- Struggling to pay for your prescription medication? You're far from alone: Studies show roughly a quarter of patients don't take med...

The Priciest Weed In The Nation?

Posted 10.30.2011 | Chicago

Though reliable statistics on the subject are difficult to track for obvious reasons, a new analysis estimates that the average selling price of marij...

Sky High Drug Prices Impact Life-Or-Death Decisions

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BOSTON — Cancer patients, brace yourselves. Many new drug treatments cost nearly $100,000 a year, sparking fresh debate about how much a few mon...

Heading To Mexico - For Cheaper Health Care

Reuters | Tim Gaynor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NACO, Mexico (Reuters) - Retired police officer Bob Ritz has health insurance that covers his medical and dental care in the United States. But every...

Deal Reached On Cutting Prescription Drug Costs: Report

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The pharmaceutical industry agreed Saturday to spend $80 billion over the next decade improving drug benefits for seniors on Medica...