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Commentary: What Makes Prescription Prices So High?

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This week on "Consider This With Fred Fiske," Fiske explains why is wife is "mad as hell" about pharmaceutical prices. He says he and his wife have seen staggering prices for U.S. prescriptions that they could buy much cheaper in Canada. But prices also differ between pharmacies within the U.S.

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Fred Fiske has been a fixture on Washington's air waves for more than 60 years. His commentaries air every Monday at 5:44 p.m. and 7:44 p.m.

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