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Moved Overseas For School, Stayed For Insulin

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KHN correspondent Shefali Luthra reported this story from Germany as a 2019 Arthur F. Burns Fellow. HAMBURG, Germany ― Every now and then, Katie West considers returning to the United States. She moved to Germany for graduate school three years ago and now works as a health systems researcher in Hamburg. Her family is an ….  Read More

Shopping At The Apotheke: Compare German Pharmacies With Your Corner Drugstore

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Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). HAMBURG, Germany — If you’re looking for bobby pins, cheap lipstick or a protein bar, well, sorry, Americans, the German pharmacy can’t help you. It’s not the CVS, Rite Aid or Walgreens of home. Die Apotheke, as a pharmacy is known here, sells medications. ….  Read More