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A pedestrian walks past Biogen Inc. headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Monday, June 7, 2021.Adam Glanzman | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesBiogen's expensive new Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm could cost Medicare billions of dollars, according to an analysis published Thursday by the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation.The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the company's drug, the first US...
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Bill Clark | CQ Appeal, Inc. | Getty ImagesA Democrat-backed Covid Bailout Bill could spark billions in cuts to Medicare and other federal programs, such as those that aid the unemployed and student loan borrowers, if finally passed.The budget cuts would come into effect in 2022 and last for several years.Republicans are using the specter of withdrawals...
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