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US drug prices keep rising despite intense criticism

Drugmakers have raised brand-name drug prices by double-digit percentages since the start of the year

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From the campaign trail to the halls of Congress, drugmakers have spent much of the last year enduring withering criticism over the rising cost of drugs.

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FROM the campaign trail to the halls of Congress, drugmakers have spent much of the last year enduring withering criticism over the rising cost of drugs.

It doesn't seem to be working.

In April alone, Johnson & Johnson raised its prices on several top-selling