Drug prices can vary widely

From Times Wire Services

A recent study showed huge disparities in prices for pharmaceutical drugs, in some cases more than $100 for the same prescription.

Consumer Reports magazine made more than 500 calls to 163 pharmacies nationwide to gauge prices of four prescription drugs. One drug, generic alendronate for osteoporosis, ranged from $124 to $306.

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