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The steep cost of breathing

By Liora Engel-Smith The medications that keep Karen Bumgardner breathing are expensive. At $711, one puff of Trelegy Ellipta, a long-acting inhaler she uses daily, costs about $24. The 40-year-old Cleveland County resident also uses about $100-a-month on  rescue medications to help her breathe during an attack, including an albuterol inhaler and nebulizer. Bumgardner has […]