University students’AARP is deeply disappointed that Senators Cardin and Mikulski both voted against lower prescription medication charges for their constituents,’ stated Interim State Director Tiffany Lundquist. ‘With brand drug prices increasing at alarming rates, we hope they’ll further review the harmful impact on the people of Maryland and reconsider their placement.’ Making prescription medications more affordable is definitely one of AARP’s top priorities. The Dorgan-Snowe-McCain-Grassley-Stabenow importation amendment is a first step toward lowering the cost of medicines in this nation.‘It gives a wide view of the risk in the U.S. Population. It could also enable comparisons with various other countries,’ Dr. Ford said. Within an editorial in the journal, Daniel S. Berman, MD, FACC from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in LA, and Nathan D. Wong, PhD, FACC from the University of California at Irvine, wrote that the impending heart disease risk depicted in the calculations suggests a proactive approach to recognize and intervene with specific patients.