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Generic Drugs

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

How generic drugs save Americans $3 billion a week

August 7, 2015

For many consumers generics are a cost-effective alternative to pricier brand-name prescription drugs. But are they as effective?