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3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 87 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.
5 Shady Ways Big Pharma May Be Influencing Your Doctor
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, drugs, big pharma, corruption, doctors, disease, illness, healthcare, protection, treatment, risks, safety )

Roseann
- 249 days ago - alternet.org
Pharma can entice doctors to prescribe its expensive patent drugs, even when they are dangerous.
6 Drugs Whose Dangerous Risks Were Buried So Big Pharma Could Make Money
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, Big Pharma, safety )

Freya
- 255 days ago - alternet.org
New meds are rushed to the market so industry can start making money even before safety has been determined.
How Big Pharma Is Killing Americans
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, Big Pharma, cancer, children, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, food, government, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, treatment )

Kit
- 518 days ago - truth-out.org
Thanks to America's for-profit health insurance industry, prescription drugs are a big business.
Yes, Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs Can Jump From Animals to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, research, livestock, infection, antibiotics, humans, health, mrsa, disease, family )

Nancy
- 544 days ago - motherjones.com
After analyzing the mutations of the MRSA strains in the women and the animals, the researchers concluded that it had been circulating among the livestock before jumping to the people. The researchers' analysis is "so fine-grained," McKenna writes...
The Flu Vaccine Controversy
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, flu vaccine, drug companies, Big Pharma, warning, risks, medicine, prevention, treatment, society, humans, disease, government )

Cal
- 649 days ago - slate.com
Are drug companies really more dangerous than the flu virus?
Saving Your Supplements ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: supplements, vitamins, minerals, big pharma, herbalsupplements, HR 4173, homeopathic meds )

Nancy
- 716 days ago - healthfreedomusa.org
We have an emergency, you and I. Failing to act decisively and conclusively, in large numbers, right now, means the end of the high potency nutrients we depend on as part of our health care options.
Tell Congress: Just Say No to Back-Room Deals With Drug Companies ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, family, disease, big pharma, livestock, antibiotics, medicine )

Nancy
- 872 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Drug companies and factory farms are creating something more alarming than pills and livestock: they're pushing antibiotics on healthy animals, incubating dangerous, drug-resistant strains of bacteria that are spreading to humans.
Novartis' Deadly Lawsuit ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, ethics, economy, money, health, death, India, Novartis, lawsuit, crime )

Nancy
- 925 days ago - sumofus.org
In 2005, India passed a groundbreaking patent law that prevents "evergreening" -- a tactic that drug companies use to extend patents on drugs that are about to expire by making tiny tweaks to the medication. Novartis is suing to have this life-saving law
Seven Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol Without Medication
Health & Wellness  (tags: statins, heart, research, risks, cholesterol, big pharma )

Nancy
- 966 days ago - drhyman.com
At best this new "super cholesterol" drug by will lower cholesterol numbers without killing too many people while increasing health care costs by billions of dollars as millions of new prescriptions are written for this new "super cholesterol drug.
7 Reasons America's Mental Health Industry Is a Threat to Our Sanity
Health & Wellness  (tags: corruption, business, Big Pharma, dishonesty, quacks, psychiatrists, low standard of care, quackery, psychologists, FDA, healthcare, health, humans, government, Body-Mind-Spirit, risks, safety, society, treatment )

Cal
- 998 days ago - alternet.org
Drug industry corruption, scientifically unreliable diagnoses and pseudoscientific research have compromised the values of the psychiatric profession.
Ban Forced Psychiatric Medication in Kids ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, psychiatric meds, children, protection, health, Ron Paul )

Nancy
- 1013 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
"This is one example of how government's increasing proclivity to medicate children with questionable psychiatric drugs violates the rights of parents. Just recently, the Government Accountability Office released a report on the astonishingly high rate...
Why You're Paying More to Breathe
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, medicine, healthcare, health, government, study, safety, ethics )

Cal
- 1177 days ago - motherjones.com
How Big Pharma claimed the ecofriendly high ground while sucking billions of dollars out of asthma sufferers.
Nation of Pill Poppers: 19 Potentially Dangerous Drugs Pushed By Big Pharma
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, greed, health, healthcare, drugs, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, study, warning, protection, humans, illness, prevention )

Cal
- 1393 days ago - alternet.org
Here are some of the dicey drugs many Americans are hooked on, thanks to greedy pharmaceutical companies.
15 Dangerous Drugs Big Pharma Shoves Down Our Throats
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, health, healthcare, Big Pharma, politics, society, protection, humans, medicine, prevention, abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, interesting, news )

Cal
- 1411 days ago - alternet.org
In the pharmaceutical industry's rush to get drugs to market, safety usually comes last. And the public suffers.
 

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