People living with chronic conditions like epilepsy often rely on medications to maintain their quality of life, and approximately 2/3 of the nearly 3 million Americans with epilepsy have seizure control largely due to pharmaceutical treatments. The Affordable Care Act meant hope to those who were priced out of the market for health insurance. This hope can be diminished by hitting consumers with high costs at the pharmacy counter. High out-of-pocket costs may force individuals to choose between medications and other essential family costs. Faced with cha
Over the past few decades, we have made significant progress against many forms of cancer. Today, there are nearly 14 million cancer survivors living in the United States, 15 percent of whom were diagnosed 20 or more years ago. There have also been more than 1 million fewer cancer deaths since the early 1990s as a result of declining death rates from cancer.