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An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, opioids, carfentanil, protection )

Cal
- 22 days ago - npr.org
A powerful drug that's normally used to tranquilize elephants is being blamed for a record spike in drug overdoses in the Midwest.
Speak Out Against Outrageous EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, price gouging, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 27 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
Mylan, maker of the most popular EpiPen in America, has raised prices on its EpiPens from around $100 for a pack of two to more than $600 per pack. Yet the cost to make EpiPens is just a few dollars.
The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 27 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...
Stop Drug Companies From Price Gouging Us PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: DRUG COMPANIES, Price gouging, patients, abuse, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, medicine )

Lone
- 29 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop price-gouging patients for drugs developed using public funds.
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
- 32 days 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
- 77 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
- 98 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
- 109 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
- 109 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
- 112 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
- 113 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
- 115 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
- 132 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. ...
 

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