Timothy McBride

Washington University

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Professor at Washington University and Co-Director of the Center for Health Economics and Policy at its Institute for Public Health

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EpiPens are the poster child for vast increases in the price of familiar medications. Many people carry them for emergency treatment of allergic reactions that can be life threatening.

Can politics cure the high cost of drugs?

EpiPens are the poster child for vast increases in the price of familiar medications. Many people carry them for emergency treatment of allergic reactions that can be life threatening.

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