Cancer drugs and medications that transplant patients need are among those produced on the island, according to the FDA.
Without laws to enforce them, the president’s ideas to control drug prices will do just the opposite.
Only 17 percent of elderly studied received the right blend of drugs for their conditions.
The government has offered a financial incentive to get GPs to cut down on their prescribing.
Drug companies are losing out in innovation because high finance prefers to fund technology.
The increase in the use of medications reflects the growing rate of chronic diseases in the country.