OP-ED | Controversial New Alzheimer’s Drug Could Break the Bank

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Alzheimer’s disease affects six million Americans, stealing memories years before it takes lives. Aduhelm, the first drug intended to treat the Alzheimer’s disease process rather than symptoms, was highly anticipated by patients and families. But it has disappointed on many levels. It isn’t clear that it actually helps patients and troubling side effects are common. But what I find worst is the enormous, unjustified price Biogen is charging for it and the sacrifices necessary to afford it. Read more