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Drug companies on the defensive

Mar 02, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

TRENTON, N.J. - Several big drug makers are trying to quell the furor over high drug prices by revealing more information about their pricing and even pledging to keep a lid on increases.

No one should expect to be paying less for medicine any time soon, experts say, though the drug makers' response to public pressure may help slow the rise in prices for some drugs.

The latest drug maker move came this week, when Johnson & Johnson, the world's biggest maker of health care products...