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Resource ID: #1192
Subject: 309
Source: 2702Sydney Lupkin, Mike Stucka
Affiliation: Kaiser Health News; The Palm Beach Post
Date: 2017



Learn about the data analysis that revealed possible game-playing by pharmaceutical companies to help keep drug prices high for patients with rare diseases. We will also discuss where to find other drug-related databases.

Hear about the technical challenges, logistical hurdles and emotional struggles of telling the life stories of all 216 people who died in a county in one year from heroin-related overdoses. Besides putting a face on the drug crisis, we also put a price tag: $4.1 million a day in Florida alone.

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