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How much can politics actually affect how our medicines get made?

As Americans head to the polls Tuesday — and wait for the returns to start coming in — we’re going to take a look back to what history can tell us about the future of our drugs and how we pay for them.

We’ll start with a look at the issues that reached the forefront of this election cycle for the drug industry and the lasting effect they could have on development of new medicines.


We will also tackle this question: Will your vote today have any effect on what happens next in the drug pricing debate?

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The podcast is produced by Jocelyn Gonzales.