Op-Ed

March 30, 2016 5:34 PM

Increasing drug prices hurt patients and families

Turing and Retrophin, both at one point headed by disgraced former CEO Martin Shkreli, were subjects of Senate hearings

Drug companies establish certain drugs in order to increase prices as much as 5,000 percent

The increasing cost of medications often encourages patients to cut corners, such as saving money by not taking medicine as prescribed

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