Connecticut state lawmakers aim to cap insulin costs

Thousands of Connecticut residents with diabetes are insulin-dependent and over the past ten years insulin prices have gone up an estimated 250%. Only three drug makers make insulin and efforts in Washington D.C. to address price hikes have not seemed to work. Now, a bi-partisan effort from Connecticut lawmakers is looking to take action and impose cost caps.

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable insulin

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A group of West Virginians left the country Sunday in search of affordable insulin — they went to Canada, where insulin prices are reported to be about a tenth of what it costs people in the United States. Across the border, no prescription is even necessary to purchase the life-saving medication, […]

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