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    Child Vaccinations 101: Know Before You Go

    The start of the school year often brings a list of necessary supplies to buy, but also a list of required vaccines children need before classes begin. Whether your child is off to their first year of college or taking small steps to day care, the vaccination process is easier if you know what to expect. Read More About Child Vaccinations 101: Know Before You Go

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  • Health Coverage Resources in Spanish

    More than 50 million Hispanics call the United States home and in 2013, Hispanic Americans accounted for nearly one-third of the non-elderly uninsured population. As Hispanic Heritage Month begins, we’re showcasing our new Spanish-language resources to help demystify health coverage and equip patients to make the best decisions for them and their families.

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  • Over 800 Cancer Medicines & Vaccines in Development

    The fight against cancer has seen tremendous progress over the past couple of decades with cancer death rates having declined 22% since the early 1990s.

    Still, cancers are the second-leading cause of death in the United States with over 1.6 million diagnoses expected this year alone.

    While tremendous progress has been made, there is still more work to be done.

    Today, we are releasing a new report (subscribers are seeing it here first) featuring information about the 836 medicines and vaccines currently in development for multiple forms of cancer, all of which are in clinical trials or awaiting review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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  • Help Paying for Pricey Prescriptions

    Q: A woman wrote to you recently about not being able to afford her husband’s medications for diabetes. Their choice was food or medicine.

    I just wanted to let your readers know that many of the major pharmaceutical companies have programs to help folks who cannot afford their drugs.

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  • Medicare Monday: Resources for understanding Medicare Part B and D

    Earlier this summer, PhRMA released its new chart pack on biopharmaceuticals in government programs. It serves as a great resource for key facts and figures about major government programs, including prescription drug coverage in Medicare Parts B and Part D.

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