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    The cost of prescription drugs for Americans

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    Americans pay more for medications than other countries to cover the research and development of new medications but other countries sell the same drugs for less - how is this fair? Why can't the drug companies spread the cost more evenly?

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    Americans pay more for medication because the Food and Drug administration requires a lot of research before they approve medication for the American public. In addition, most people in the United States have health insurance that covers medication and these two reasons are the reasons that medication costs so ...

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    The solution discusses the cost of prescription drugs for Americans versus the cost of the same prescription drug in other countries. The solution takes into account how drug companies spread out the cost and if it is fair.

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