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The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 26 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
- 27 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
- 79 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
- 112 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
- 189 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
- 205 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
- 228 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:
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Weasels Out of Promise to Roll Back Insane Cost Increase of Pills
Health & Wellness  (tags: pills, drugs, medication, medicine, prices, broken promises, Shkreli, Big Pharma, pharmaceuticals )

Freya
- 301 days ago - alternet.org
The price-gouging "pharma bro" is backing out of his promise to lower the cost of Daraprim after jacking up its price by more than 5,000 percent.
Big Pharma Company Buys Patent Rights to Life-Saving Drug and Raises Price By 5,000 Percent
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, pharmaceutical company, cancer survivors, AIDS patients, immune system, Patent Rights, life saving drug, too costly now )

Dandelion
- 369 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
An immune system boosting drug for cancer survivors and aid patients went from $13 a pill to $750 a pill after an unscrupulous pharmaceutical company bought its rights.
Take Action Now! Big Pharma Driving the Rise of Killer Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: BIG PHARMA, healthcare, health, abuse, medicine, safety, society, study, prevention, disease, treatment )

Cal
- 468 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Pfizer and other big pharmaceutical corporations are fueling the rise of drug-resistant superbugs that could kill millions. Pfizer is putting its profits ahead of our health, by buying cheap antibiotics from dangerous factories in China
A Dying Girl's Family Takes On Big Pharma Over Drug Access
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, prevention, protection, healthcare, health, Big Pharma, cruelty, drugs, disease, treatment )

Cal
- 479 days ago - worldcrunch.com
A U.S. pharmaceutical company testing a drug meant to slow down child dementia refuses to offer the medication to a terminally ill young girl in Germany. Her family is fighting the decision.
'Hey Doc, I Have Poop Disorder': 6 'Diseases' Big Pharma Is Trying to Make You Believe You Suffer From
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, Big Pharma, hypochondria, pills, diseases, disorders )

Freya
- 647 days ago - alternet.org
Have you ever noticed how Big Pharma in the United States has things exactly backward? Instead of developing new pills that people need like non-addictive painkillers and antibiotics for resistant infections, it develops new diseases.
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 811 days ago - alternet.org
... you have been watching "Ask Your Doctor" drug ads on TV for years. The ads, ... have done two amazing things. They have made drugs like Claritin, Lipitor and the "Purple Pill" financial blockbusters--and ... "sold" the conditions behind them.
 

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