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Drug price hikes get attention and an “unheralded hero” is remembered . . . We’re reading about profits and purpose

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The two medicines that made the news this week were not widely known, but are potential lifesavers for the people to whom they are prescribed. Pyrimethamine, sold as Daraprim, is a critical treatment for toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection that is life-threatening for patients with compromised immune systems, including people with HIV. Cycloserine is used to treat […]