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AARP Study Finds Popular Brand-Name Drug Prices Far Outstrip Inflation

In past five years some have spiked 40 to 92 percent

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En español | Retail prices for some of the most widely used brand-name prescription drugs shot up more than 8 percent in 2009, even as inflation plummeted to a record low, according to a new AARP analysis of retail drug price trends released today. … Back to Article

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