Health

Read about medical advances and research in Seattle and worldwide. Topics include treatments; surgery; diseases such as Zika; studies of the human brain, heart and cancer; mental health; drugs and vaccinations; and Medicare, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Institutions include the Hutch, UW Medicine, Harborview, Virginia Mason, Group Health and Swedish.


The mystifying calculus behind prescription-drug pricing in the U.S.

There is a lot of outrage but no simple answers about prescription-drug pricing in the U.S.

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