Last year, drug prices went up 500% faster than the inflation rate. According to a report from CBS news, so far in 2019 more than 3,400 drugs have boosted their prices an average 17%. The rate of inflation right now is a little over 1%. So why are drug prices going u and what can we do abut it? Thom Hartmann discusses.

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