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Everyone loves a good chicken nugget.
But if you think we’re just rehashing that old chicken nugget metaphor, chances are you’re wrong.
This just in, considering the interest level in the generic drug market, it’s not just a chicken nugget revolution this time…
Those blokes in a chicken nugget suit are pushing on Congress for lower drug prices, and they’re calling on you.
They’re asking you, the patients, to step up once again and get your booster shot and buy some healthy company stock, so they can continue to provide treatments for diseases like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
When Senator Chuck Grassley wrote you a letter asking you to support him and others’ efforts to lower prices on generic drugs, you didn’t like that idea.
According to Robert Wright, MD at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, you’re getting a raw deal.
Some drugs are very expensive for a reason. They work.
You can look it up, it’s online, and you can see for yourself how expensive it is and what it takes for them to work.
I’m Doctor Robert Wright, joining you live on the couch.