President Joe Biden recently said: “Health care should be a right, not a privilege in America.” Having spent a lifetime navigating Florida’s patchwork of health coverage options and providers, I couldn’t agree more.
Nearly 40 years ago I gave birth while covered by Medicaid,
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It’s appalling, but not surprising, that Johnson & Johnson is trying to get the conservative justices on the Supreme Court to let them off the hook. This is a company that knowingly and intentionally targeted African American women with a carcinogenic product that resulted in the development of life-threatening ovarian cancer.
For decades now, Americans have made clear that lowering the cost of prescription drugs is a key issue for them — and across party lines.
By Hannah Hendrix, American Medical Student Association
I’m studying at The Ohio State University to become a doctor because I want to help people. Unfortunately, far too many Americans today are confronting skyrocketing prescription drug costs that prevent them from following their doctor’s advice because they can’t afford treatments they need.
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The Lower Drug Costs Now Act would be long-overdue step towards making prescription medicines more affordable for all Americans
By Margarida Jorge
In the thick of the coronavirus pandemic, while receiving billions in taxpayer dollars to help develop critically needed vaccines,
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Love them or hate them, most Americans pay their fair share of taxes into the government’s coffers as a basic duty. In return, we get roads, schools, law enforcement, health services, clean air and water and other public goods that benefit everyone.
But for too long,
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The national organizations leading the push for lower prescription drug prices today sent a joint letter to Congress calling on them to pass legislation to lower prescription drug prices by passing H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, this year.