When the price of the blood-pressure drug Nitropress leaped from $215 to $881 last year, an increase of 310%, it triggered public outrage
When the price of the blood-pressure drug Nitropress leaped from $215 to $881 last year, an increase of 310%, it triggered public outrage Photo-Illustration by Bartholomew Cooke for TIME

Why Can't Drug Costs be Reined In?

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