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Prescription drug ‘sticker prices’ may rise in 2021 after years of decline

The number of list price increases of prescription drugs is expected to rise in 2021, reversing a trend of the past five years. A study from 46brooklyn Research, an organization tracking drug prices, found the number of list price increases of brand-name drugs in 2021 has already exceeded the number in 2020, and it is… Read More »

Looking to Tackle Prescription Overload

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story The New Old Age Looking to Tackle Prescription Overload Older adults often take more medications than they need, or than is safe. Increasingly, geriatric experts and their patients are exploring the benefits of “deprescribing.” Leslie Hawkins, right, made the bed for her… Read More »

Housing as Prescription for Health/Care – in Medecision Liberation

COVID-19 ushered in the era of our homes as safe havens for work, shopping, education, fitness-awaking, bread-baking, and health-making. In my latest essay written for Medecision, I weave together new and important data and evidence supporting the basic social determinant of health — shelter, housing, home — and some innovations supporting housing-as-medicine from CVS Health,… Read More »