pharmaceuticals

City Visions: Curbing the cost of prescription drugs

Dec 17, 2017
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Host Joseph Pace and guests explore how California is addressing the price of prescription medicines. 

142 Americans die of a drug overdose every day, according to the CDC. A White House commission is urging the Trump administration to declare a national emergency. A number of states, cities, and counties, including Ohio and Missouri, are suing pharmaceutical companies saying they caused the crisis with a campaign of fraud and deception. 

  

How do we take back our healthcare system? Doctor turned journalist Elisabeth Rosenthal is back to discuss solutions for fixing out of control healthcare costs.


A conversation with doctor turned journalist, Elisabeth Rosenthal about her new book, An American Sickness, How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back.