In this July 16, 2021, file photo, nurses and doctors in the CoxHealth Emergency Department in Springfield, Mo., don personal protective equipment to treat patients with COVID-19. Credit: Nathan Papes / The Springfield News-Leader via AP

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The drug companies are starting to run TV ads again, trying to convince us that having more reasonable medications prices will cause health care to become less available. I went to Mr. Google and found that some world ratings of health care systems rank us between the 18th best to the 30th best.

I know that in terms of paying for drugs, the U.S. is number one in the developed world.

George Burgoyne

Bangor