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Texas officials are requiring that people who comment at Medicaid meetings on pharmaceuticals disclose more details about their ties to industry. George Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Gov. Doug Ducey speaks about a variety of issues during an interview in his office at the Arizona Capitol in May 2018, in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Investigation: Patients' Drug Options Under Medicaid Heavily Influenced By Drugmakers

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Lipitor, a best-seller as a cholesterol treatment, is being tested as a remedy for the flu. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Scientists Find New Tricks For Old Drugs

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"If my life were to end next week ... I want to feel like I have made a contribution," said Carol Martin, seen here holding her 2018 Boston Marathon medal. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Stephanie and Natalie enrolled their older son in sessions at a Brain Balance Achievement Center in the hope that it would help him make friends. Hokyoung Kim for NPR hide caption

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'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence

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Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted Tuesday that he is ready to implement a right-to-try law "in a way that achieves Congress' intent to promote access and protect patients." Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Aimovig, a new kind of migraine drug, is injected once a month. The medicine reduced the number of migraines in clinical studies reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration. Amgen/AP hide caption

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar talked Friday about the administration's plans to lower drug prices as President Trump looked on in the White House Rose Garden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Maryland's overturned law restricted the price of generic drugs, and had been hailed as a model for other states. It's one of a number of state initiatives designed to combat rapidly rising drug prices. Towfiqu Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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When patients connect online, they often share information that reveals how treatments work in the real world. Roy Scott/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Probe Into Generic Drug Price Fixing Set To Widen

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Jessica Morris prepares to inject a blood-clotting protein into son Landon's arm at their home in Yuba City, Calif. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Miracle Of Hemophilia Drugs Comes At A Steep Price

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Long-Term Effects Of Psychotropic Drugs Are 'Cloaked In Mystery'

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