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Don't Let Big Pharma Buy Our Health Care System
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, petitions )

Freya
- 7 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
President Trump broke his promise on Medicare and drug prices, and sent Pharma stocks soaring. This is why drug prices are so high. Corrupt pharmaceutical corporations are spending their money protecting their profits.
Hold Big Pharma Accountable for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, propaganda, lies, addiction, petitions, accountability )

Freya
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pharmaceutical companies told sales reps to claim that opioids like OxyContin were less addictive and less likely to be abused than other painkillers. Purdue Pharmaceutical admitted as much in a settlement in 2007.
Demand Congress Lower Prescription Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicines, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Trump's cowardice in blocking Medicare from negotiating lower drug prices is more proof that he works for the drug industry, not the people.
Demand Congress Rein in the Abuses of the Greedy Pharmaceutical Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, corporations, greed, prices, pricing, pricing )

Freya
- 19 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A new report from Americans for Tax Fairness finds that the Pharma Big 10 re among the biggest winners from the Trump-GOP tax handouts. But they are passing $0 in savings along to consumers through reduced prices.
A Therapist Explains What Happens When People Try to Quit Psychiatric Meds
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, healthcare, drugs, medicine, investigation, research, risks, treatment, warning, illness, therapist, psychiatric meds, depression, free will )

Ricardo
- 40 days ago - openheartedrebel.com
Trying to kick psychiatric medications is one of those rarely discussed problems with the modern psychiatric business. For all the informative and sleek television commercials and all the simplified explanations by doctors, when someone decides...
Big Pharma's Cash Flood Is Drowning Seniors
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, costs, greed )

Freya
- 45 days ago - cnn.com
A new report from Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-MO, confirms a deep-seated fear for many seniors: the prices of the 20 brand-name drugs that are most prescribed to them have skyrocketed.
Demand Congress Pass Emergency Legislation to Break Up Big Pharma's Drug Monopoly
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, drugs, costs, expenses, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 62 days ago - dailykos.com
We pay more per capita on prescription drugs than other high-income countries. This tragedy has led to families experiencing bankruptcy, a devastating opioid crisis, and sick and elderly people cutting pills in half or doing without.
Tell McDonald's: Stop Antibiotic Overuse
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, diet, drugs, antibiotic abuse, petitions )

Freya
- 63 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Ask McDonald's to stop buying beef and pork from factory farms that misuse antibiotics.
Stand Up for Fairness and Affordable Medicine
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, health care, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 66 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Very soon Congress will be deciding whether to include the CREATES Act in the government funding bill. This act would close loopholes that pharma companies are exploiting to refuse to share medicine samples and information with generic companies.
Bill Targets Prescription Drug Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, bills )

Freya
- 73 days ago - wshu.org
Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo wants state lawmakers to pass a bill to require transparency in prescription drug pricing. He says it would help prevent out-of-control drug price increases, like what happened with the EpiPen recently.
Demand Big Pharma Continue Alzheimer's Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: elderly, senior citizens, aging, mental health, drugs, research, petitions )

Freya
- 76 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Alzheimer's disease is currently the sixth-leading cause of death, and one in three seniors will die with the disease. More than 5 million Americans suffer from it, and as many as 16 million are expected to have it by 2050.
We Need a Permanent Fix to Lower Drug Costs
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, petitions )

Freya
- 100 days ago - secure.ncpssm.org
At a time when big Pharma continues to bring in record profits, while consumers are seeing their health care costs soar, the National Committee is putting pressure on Congress to protect and expand consumer access to affordable drugs.
Scotland Tackles Alcohol Crisis With Minimum Price Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, disease, drugs, government, prevention, protection, risks, safety, healthcare, health )

Beryl
- 101 days ago - nbcnews.com
Scotland has a deadly alcohol problem. Raising the price to a required minimum is there a way of controlling this tragedy. This same move would help the US decrease the use of deadly alcohol and perhaps influence the use of marijuana which is much safer.
 

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