Medical Notes: Week of 26, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of May 26, 2019.

High Drug Prices Lead to Drug Misuse

Millions of Americans cannot afford the medications they’ve been prescribed. Many skip doses, split pills or don’t fill prescriptions at all as a result, with sometimes even fatal consequences. But doctors are often unable to consider cost very well in prescribing, as the same drug often costs patients vastly different amounts due to insurance differences. Experts discuss the problem and what patients can do to save.

Medical Notes: Week of March 24, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of March 24, 2019.