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Problems remain in privatized healthcare

Problems remain in privatized healthcare

By Mandy Freebairn, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

While it's encouraging that another HIV drug company is offering medicine at a more affordable price, private healthcare needs to be revisited.

Recent prescription drug price hike isn’t new, but still must end

Recent prescription drug price hike isn’t new, but still must end

By Shiva Darshan, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Without policy measures that regulate how much drug companies can charge for their drugs or stricter patent laws that prevent companies from re-copyrighting old drugs, there is little to avert drug price hikes.