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Only Small Fraction of Medicare Patients Enrolled in Lowest-Cost Prescription Drug Program

Only Small Fraction of Medicare Patients Enrolled in Lowest-Cost Prescription Drug Program
With open enrollment for 2014 drawing to a close this Saturday, there’s little time for delay for 36 million Medicare patients to choose a drug plan. Even those happy with their plan from last year need to re-evaluate dozens of choices, as changing costs can double or even triple a person's annual prescription costs.
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Problems with Erectile Dysfunction Medication Highlight Health Risks in All Drugs

Problems with Erectile Dysfunction Medication Highlight Health Risks in All Drugs
A California company has recalled all of its "male enhancement" drugs because they contain substances which are not permitted by the FDA, while more men turn to online or out-of-country sources to get medication as the cost of pharmaceuticals skyrockets well above the rate of inflation. It means more and more Americans are ingesting unverified substances — it's dangerous, but not unavoidable.
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