Long considered an affliction of the baby boomer generation, hepatitis C now has spiked among a surprising new population: young people. Hepatitis C infections hit
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By Brian Kennedy, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Patient Access When should patients switch from one medicine to another for non-medical reasons? How can
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