When The Drug You Need Doesn't Make Money

Published: Jul 19, 2017

What if a drug you need doesn't earn enough money for the company to continue making it? In thinking about this, let’s start with a hypothetical. Unfortunately, you cannot eat protein or gluten–no matter what form they are in, if you consume either, you become violently ill. So you have learned to eat a gluten- and protein-free diet (for the sake of our hypothetical, let’s not worry about whether this is in fact possible).

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