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IMS: US Prescription Drug Spending Soared 13 Percent In 2014

U.S. spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up primarily by costly breakthrough medicines, manufacturer price hikes and a surge from millions of people newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act.

04/14/2015

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CDC: Female Drug Overdose Deaths Increased 400 Percent In Decade

U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.

07/02/2013