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With the possible exception of Martin Shkreli, everybody appears upset about prescription drug prices. Congressional committees are investigating price hikes for certain medications, with politicians putting their sights on Shkreli and other pharmaceutical executives who have presided over the most dramatic price increases.

A new study from AARP, the advocacy group for senior citizens, confirms the perception that drug prices have been rapidly rising in recent years and suggests that it is hardly the result of a couple of rapacious pharma executives.

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