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Tell the Treasury Department: Investigate Big Pharma Tax-Dodging
Business  (tags: taxes, drugs, tax dodging, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 24 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pharmaceutical companies don't just exploit Americans with sky-high prices. They also dodge billions in taxes on their scandalous profits.
An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, opioids, carfentanil, protection )

Cal
- 24 days ago - npr.org
A powerful drug that's normally used to tranquilize elephants is being blamed for a record spike in drug overdoses in the Midwest.
Colbert Skewers EpiPen Makers and Big Pharma
Offbeat  (tags: allergies, medicine, drugs, Big Pharma, greed, EpiPens, videos, humor )

Freya
- 27 days ago - alternet.org
Watch the whole video - some unrelated but funny stuff at the end
Speak Out Against Outrageous EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, price gouging, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 29 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
Mylan, maker of the most popular EpiPen in America, has raised prices on its EpiPens from around $100 for a pack of two to more than $600 per pack. Yet the cost to make EpiPens is just a few dollars.
The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 29 days ago - alternet.org
There's a method to the madness of Big Pharma's prioritizing profit over human life.
Tell President Obama: Rein in EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, price gouging, ripoffs, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 29 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Most people know that the EpiPen can mean the difference between life and death for those with life-threatening allergies. What you may not know is that the U.S. government funded the creation of the precursor to the EpiPen - and now, Big Pharma has...
Stop Drug Companies From Price Gouging Us PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: DRUG COMPANIES, Price gouging, patients, abuse, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, medicine )

Lone
- 31 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop price-gouging patients for drugs developed using public funds.
Tighter Patent Rules Could Help Lower Drug Prices, Study Shows
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug costs, patents, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, healthcare, health, humans )

Cal
- 34 days ago - npr.org
The U.S. could rein in rising drug prices by being more selective about giving patents to pharmaceutical companies for marginal developments, a study concludes.
After 20 Years and Many Billions, Pfizer Finally Admits That Opioids Are Addictive
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, painkillers, addiction, opioids )

Freya
- 79 days ago - alternet.org
And more truth: opioids are not very effective after 12 weeks.
Action Alert: Reform the FDA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, FDA, drugs, u.s. )

Kathy
- 82 days ago - anh-usa.org
The corrupt governmental agency that says it's "protecting and promoting your health" is directly responsible for the deaths of thousands and thousands of Americans each year. Join us in calling for a complete overhaul of the FDA.
Stand Up to Big Pharma - Stop Price Gouging!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, costs, price gouging, petitions )

Freya
- 100 days ago - signherenow.org
In 2014, the cost of prescription drugs in the United States skyrocketed by 12 percent. In that same year, 20 percent of the population - or 35 million people - did not fill a prescription because they could not afford it.
How Drug Companies Kill Patients,Bankrupt Families and Corrupt Doctors
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, corruption, consumer, ethics, family, healthcare, medicine, warning, abuse, death, risks, safety, women, prevention )

Angelus
- 111 days ago - readersupportednews.org
So many doctors and NP are on the take in form of gifts,lunches and dinners,etc. I know one NP who said she was wined and dined to $400 lunches by Drug companies as she prescribed harmful or ineffective drugs
"Kiddie Cocaine" - FDA Approves New ADHD Amphetamine Drug Disguised as Candy
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, safety, risks, protection, prevention, medicine, humans, health, ethics, drugs, disease, diet, abuse, Kiddie Cocaine, FDA, ADHD, Amphetamine, Drug, Disguised, Candy )

Darren
- 111 days ago - wakeup-world.com
Yet despite these dire warnings, the FDA has moved forward with making these pharmaceuticals more attractive to children, so that "the new, quick-dissolving formulation will help harried mothers get their kids medicated faster before school."
Prince's Death: Why It's So Easy to Overdose on Painkillers - See More at: Http://Www.Livescience.Com/545 95-Prince-Death-Prescri
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, risks, drugs )

Elaine
- 114 days ago - livescience.com
Prince's sudden death five weeks ago was due to an opioid overdose, according to officials in Minnesota. - See more at: http://www.livescience.com/54595-prince-death-pres cription-opioids-lethal.html?cmpid=NL_LS_weekly_20 16-6-03#sthash.10arUFyg.dpuf
How Big Pharma Preps You to Buy Drugs You Probably Don't Need
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, pills, drugs, medicine, advertising, propaganda )

Freya
- 115 days ago - alternet.org
Did you ever wonder why new medications so often debut right after awareness of the condition they treat increases? It is no coincidence. The tactic is called unbranded advertising and "disease awareness."
 

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