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Pfizer, Pocketing a Big Tax Cut From Trump, Will End Investment in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Research - LA Times
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, health, tax cuts, Big Pharma )

Nita
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
The big drug company Pfizer seems intent on being a pace-setter in cranking out the benefits of the tax cut to stakeholders who need them the least. In an announcement over the weekend, Pfizer said it was shutting down its research efforts...
Tell the Senate: No Big Pharma Exec for HHS Secretary
Health & Wellness  (tags: Trump regime, appointees, Health and Human Services, pills, pharmaceuticals, medicine, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 4 days ago - action.citizen.org
Trump has appointed Alex Azar - a former president of Eli Lilly - to be secretary of Health and Human Services. When Azar was president of Eli Lilly, the company jacked up its insulin price tag, more than doubling the bill for consumers.
Stand With Sen. Sanders: Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, pills, Big Pharma, petitions )

Freya
- 4 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congressional Democrats who actually care about sick people have tried repeatedly to get Trump's attention, and he has ignored them. Instead, the Trump regime has announced plans "hitting everybody except the drug industry."
Stand With Sen. Sanders: Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices | CREDO Action Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, medicine, medicare )

Nita
- 9 days ago - act.credoaction.com
One of the simplest - and most popular - ways to start cracking down on Big Pharma is simply to allow Medicare to negotiate discounts for pharmaceutical drugs. Congress has barred Medicare from negotiating the best possible price, leaving the program payi
Sign the Petition: Congress Must Stop Big Pharma From Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: Congress, Big Pharma, opioid epidemic, PAIN KILLERS, addictions, chronic diseases, drug distribution, illicit sales, bad business, Side Effects, questionable behaviour, lobbyists, drug relatives, risks, safety, healthcare )

Kalliope
- 84 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The opioid crisis has devastated families, stolen more than 200,000 lives and made billions for the pharmaceutical industry. The drug dealers of the opioid crisis wear suits and ties and lab coats. They line their own pockets with illicit sales...
Stand With Social Security Works to Oppose the OPEN Act and Say No to Drug Company Monopolies
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, treatments, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 196 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In 1983, Congress passed the Orphan Drug Act with the intent of spurring innovation for drugs that treat rare diseases. Today, pharmaceutical corporations are exploiting loopholes in the law in order to gain even greater monopoly power and reap ever
This Harrowing Documentary Might Change the Way You Eat for Good
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, processed meats, carcinogens, drugs, Big Pharma, Big Agra, conspiracies, corporations, documentaries )

Freya
- 288 days ago - alternet.org
"What the Health" exposes the malfeasance of pharmaceutical companies and agribusinesses.
A Nation of the Walking Dead: Big Pharma and Casinos Earn Millions While Tens of Thousands Die From Addiction
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, gambling, opioids, submission, Big Pharma, conspiracies, sheeple )

Freya
- 289 days ago - alternet.org
Opioids and experiences that simulate the deadening effects of narcotics are mechanisms to keep us submissive and depoliticized.
The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 510 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
- 511 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...
The Revolving Door Between The FDA and Big Pharma   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: RICO, FDA Commissioner, Executive for Renaissance, deadly drugs, Big Pharma, revolving door )

Dandelion
- 563 days ago - youtube.com
5,000 deaths from one medication could of been prevented. The former FDA Commissioner accused along with her husband Executive for Renaissance of suppression of information about deadly drugs while making hundreds of millions of dollars off these drugs.
How Big Pharma Preps You to Buy Drugs You Probably Don't Need
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, pills, drugs, medicine, advertising, propaganda )

Freya
- 596 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."
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
- 673 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.
ACTION ALERT! Please Sign! Big Pharma and FDA Plan on Axing Supplements
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, Big Pharma, Supplements Facing the Axe, Consumers Being Cheated, Take Action!!! )

Patricia
- 689 days ago - anh-usa.org
At the next meeting of the FDAâEUR(TM)s Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee. If recent history is any indication, the outlook is not goodâEUR"unless we push back. Boswellia, aloe vera, D-ribose, curcumin are just some of the things on the chopping block.
Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the Point - The New Yorker
Health & Wellness  (tags: Martin Shkreli, drugs, FDA, US Congress, Big Pharma, prevention, illness, society, research )

Cat
- 712 days ago - newyorker.com
Much as I loath him, Shkreli is right. The Daraprim saga has as much to do with the Food and Drug Administration as with Shkreli:
 

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