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Mylan's EpiPen: Poster Child for Corporate Greed

The soaring cost of EpiPens is the latest in a long run of wildly increased costs of prescription drugs that are unaffordable to many, such as Turing's Daraprim for toxoplasmosis (5,000 percent overnight price increase) and Gilead's Sovaldi for hepatitis C ($84,000 for a 12-week treatment). These greedy grabs by their manufacturers create public anger and even congressional inquiries, but the corporate system of price escalations grinds on without relief on the horizon as Big PhRMA and its lobbyists continue to prevail.
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