Archive for the ‘Prescription Drugs’ Category

Why are Canada’s drug prices so much lower? Blame NAFTA?

September 6, 2018

Short answer: No … it’s a self-inflicted wound.

Last week,  trade negotiators failed to close a deal with Canada.

During the Canadian press conference, a reporter asked a question about prescription drug prices.

Answering the question with a question: What has that got to do with NAFTA?


Let’s drill down?


Vet: “ Prices up because of ObamaCare” … say,what?

November 8, 2013

Loyal readers know that  I’m no fan of ObamaCare.

That said, here’s a field report that even I find laughably far-fetched.




My wife went shopping at Costco and decided to price check our dogs’ meds.

Here’s what she discovered …


Nums: What % of Americans are taking prescription drugs?

June 25, 2013

According to a new study from the Mayo Clinic …

Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug – up from 44% in 2000 … and more than half take more than one prescription drug..




Here are some details from the study …