Pharmaceuticals

Trump to Sign Order Preventing 'Essential' Drugs to Come From Overseas

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order while visiting Ohio, that would require the federal government to purchase certain drugs from American manufacturers. More than 70 percent of drug ingredients supplied to the U.S. are from oversea companies.

The U.S. Wastes 25 Percent of Its Healthcare Spending

The study, published in JAMA, is based on government reports, articles and peer-reviewed publications related to costs and savings estimates in six categories of waste, released between 2012 and 2019.

Pharmapocalypse: Why Are Drug Prices Spiking?

Prices for the top 20 drugs prescribed to seniors rose by an average of 12 percent every year from 2012 to 2017. Nothing about the medications changed, except their price tag.

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