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Wondering why health-care costs are so high? Blame it on the drugs – CBS News

The sickest 5% of Americans account for at least 50% of all health-care spending, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study.  Prescription drugs now eat up an astounding 40% of all the health spending among high-cost patients, the study found. The data underscore the importance — and cost — of prescription drugs in treating people… Read More »