David Schultz, reporting for Kaiser Health News in partnership with The Washington Post, writes: "A magazine ad for the testosterone drug AndroGel shows a discount card that allows consumers to pay 'as little as $10 per month' for the medicine. Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline announces in another magazine that it offers discount coupons for the popular inhaler Advair. And a TV commercial for Nexium notes that if consumers can't afford the heartburn drug, its manufacturer, AstraZeneca, 'may be able to help'" (Schultz, 10/1). Read the story.
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