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Seattle Times Investigates Orphan Drug Profiteering


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#1 Heidi L

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 08:45 AM

Pharma's Windfall - The mining of rare diseases

Thirty years ago, Congress acted to spur research on rare diseases. Today, we have hundreds of new drugs — along with runaway pricing and market manipulation, as drugmakers turn a law with good intentions into a profit engine.