Tag Archives: Drugs

Secretive 'rebate trap' keeps generic drugs for diabetes and other ills out of reach

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $ 800 last year after her insurance company started covering a new, less expensive insulin called Basaglar that was virtually identical to the brand she had used for years. The list price for Lantus, a long-acting insulin made by Sanofi that she… Read More »

One-word lie we keep telling about drugs

When it comes to pill testing in Australia, opponents keep sharing a four-letter lie: That we’re wrongfully teaching young people drug use is “safe”. But research, drug experts and case studies from around the world show this a blatant misrepresentation of how the program actually works. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has again rejected calls for… Read More »