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Astroturf “patient advocacy” group pushes to keep drug prices high

Susan Perry tells the story: Patients Rising, [reporter Trudy Lieberman] reports, was founded by Jonathan Wilcox, a corporate communications and public relations consultant and adjunct professor at USC’s Annenberg School of Communications and his wife, Terry, a producer of oncology videos.... Both Wilcox and his wife had worked with Vital Options International, […] The post Astroturf “patient advocacy” group pushes to keep drug prices high appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.
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