Archive for March 13th, 2011

Drug’s Price To Spike From $10 to $1,500

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

A pharmaceutical company has won exclusive rights to sell a synthetic form of a hormone to prevent premature births.

A drug for high-risk pregnant women has cost about $10 to $20 per injection but this week the price shoots up to $1,500 a dose, meaning the total cost during a pregnancy could be as much as $30,000.

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Who’s Watching Whom?

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Four Texas legislators have pocketed tens of thousands of dollars from the Texas Wind Insurance Association (TWIA) they were supposed to oversee.

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