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OsiansFolly – Reddit User

I am deathly allergic to shellfish. It doesn’t come up often, but I carry an EpiPen to keep myself safe when I go to restaurants; just incase. I used my last one about 2 months ago at a restaurant that didn’t handle my food right somewhere. As I posted in...
Gates09- Reddit User

Gates09- Reddit User

I asked Kathy Fairbanks, a spokeswoman for the No on 61 Campaign, if she’d characterize sky-high drug prices as a problem for patients. No, she said, that’s not how she’d put it. “It’s an issue, how about that?” Fairbanks allowed. “Healthcare and healthcare costs are...

Susan

“I’m a Senior Citizen and have suffered from psoriasis since early childhood. The medication my dermatologist has prescribed costs me almost $100 a month. Even with insurance, along with other medications my husband and I take, this puts a significant dent into...
Jean

Jean

“I was using a generic drug for many years for schizophrenia called thorazine. I don’t remember the exact cost, but I believe it was under $100.00 for a 3-month supply. This drug has been around since the 1960’s I believe. In one year’s time it went...
Deborah

Deborah

“I’m 63 years old and have lung cancer and COPD. I cannot use Spiriva as my doctor wants me to for my COPD because even with my hospital’s financial help program it would cost me over 1/3 of my monthly income.”
Christina

Christina

“Five years ago, I was hit with sudden onset, severe rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 49 that affected my ability to walk and work. After trying many medications, I finally found one that worked: Xeljanz. Outrageously, Pfizer charges $3,400/month for Xeljanz. In...