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drug cost

Price controls on drugs: Striking the balance between affordability and innovation

May 24, 2017
Many prescription medications are very expensive, but price controls could stifle the creation of new ones

Why are prescription drugs so expensive?

December 11, 2016
A look at the factors behind why brand name drugs are expensive—and their price keeps rising

Why people aren’t taking their prescription medications

March 31, 2016
As prescriptions get more expensive, people become less able to afford them, but they may end up paying for it later

Precision Medicine: Can we afford it? Can we afford not to explore it?

March 4, 2016
Genetically targeting therapies for individual patients is, in theory, a money-saver, but paying for it presents an economic hurdle

Help with rising medication costs

August 26, 2015

Rising medication costs can be devastating for those with multiple prescriptions, but there is help. The Texas A&M Health Science Center's Medication Assistance Program has helped thousands in South Texas obtain low cost—and even free—medications.