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Discounts Aren't Enough to Halt Outrage At High EpiPen Prices

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The Costs Of The Pulse Nightclub Shooting

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A Hospital Offers Frequent ER Patients An Out — Free Housing

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An independent commission recommended changes to Medicare Part D, including reducing or waiving copayments for generic drugs for low-income enrollees. Shana Novak/Getty Images hide caption

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The Probuphine implant delivers medication for six months. It helps reduce cravings for people with opioid use disorder. Courtesy of Braeburn Pharmaceuticals hide caption

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Long-Acting Opioid Treatment Could Be Available In A Month

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There will be about 55 percent more people with diabetes as baby boomers become senior citizens, a report finds. Rolf Bruderer/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Aims To Become The Next State To Toss The Tampon Tax

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That Surgery Might Cost You A Lot Less In Another Town

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Harvoni can cure hepatitis C, but the drug costs a fortune. Are loans to patients the answer? Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Drug-Company Payments Mirror Doctors' Brand-Name Prescribing

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Cancer And Arthritis Drugs Drive Up Spending On Medicines

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