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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
- 1 day 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
- 46 days ago - alternet.org
And more truth: opioids are not very effective after 12 weeks.
Stand Up to Big Pharma - Stop Price Gouging!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, costs, price gouging, petitions )

Freya
- 67 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
- 78 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
- 78 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
- 81 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
- 82 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."
Tell KFC to Stop Serving Chicken Raised With Antibiotics! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, food, healthcare, health, humans, illness, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, warning )

Frans
- 84 days ago - change.org
Antibiotic resistance is an increasingly serious health problem. Every year, at least 2 million Americans get sick and 23,000 die from antibiotic-resistant infections. Two common foodborne pathogens, Campylobacter and Salmonella ...
Make Naija Stronger. Tell the Nigerian Government to Invest Lifesaving Funds That Prioritise the Most Marginalised. *** Please s
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, disease, drugs, ethics, family, government, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, society, treatment )

Frans
- 101 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Nigeria accounts for one in every eight child deaths globally. Every single day the country loses more than 2,000 children under-five to diseases, while 158 Nigerian women die from pregnancy or childbirth related illnesses. ...
Tell World Leaders to Step Up the Fight Against Preventable Diseases *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, drugs, ethics, family, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, science, treatment )

Frans
- 101 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
No one should die from a preventable and treatable disease, no matter where they live or whether they were born a girl or boy. ...
Medical Errors Are No. 3 Cause Of U.S Deaths, Researchers Say
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, healthcare, health, humans, interesting, research, study )

Kathy
- 112 days ago - kplu.org
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States - and highlights how shortcomings in tracking vital statistics may hinder research and keep the problem out of the...
DonâEUR(TM)t Let Congress Give Your Money to Monsanto!
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, food, government, healthcare, illness, investigation, nutrition, protection, study, warning )

Frans
- 120 days ago - action.organicconsumers.org
Remember the Monsanto Protection Act? Well, MonsantoâEUR(TM)s minions in Congress have a new one for you: The Monsanto Promotion Act....
DEA Considers Dropping Marijuana From Most Dangerous Category of Drugs in Next Three Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, drugs, society, safety, investigation, moving forward )

Beryl
- 136 days ago - nydailynews.com
After years high atop the Drug Enforcement AdministrationâEUR(TM)s list of the most dangerous drugs, marijuana may soon be coming down. The DEA said it will likely decide in the first half of 2016 whether to reclassify cannabis...
10 of the Worst Big Pharma Company Rip-Offs - and Their Plan to Keep the Gravy Train Rolling
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, drugs, pills, Big Pharma, greed, profiteering )

Freya
- 159 days ago - alternet.org
There are efforts to stop the apparent pharmaceutical industry profiteering and opportunism like pending state bills to force drug makers to reveal their true costs and allow insurers to refuse payment.
 

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