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'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 )

- 2 days ago -
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.
Doctors Find Anti-Fertility Agent In UN Tetanus Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, family, government, health, humans, safety, vaccines, treatment )

- 6 days ago -
The Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government.
Resistance to Colistin and What It Means for Farming (And Humans)
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, animals antibiotics, antibiotics in animal feed, diet, disease, drugs, ethics, food, health, humans, illness, medicine, protection, risks, safety )

- 9 days ago -
Until it hit the headlines this week, few people outside the veterinary and intensive livestock farming sectors are likely ever to have heard of the antibiotic colistin. It's not one your normal doctor would ever prescribe for you. But it's suddenly...
Why Did the Death Rate Rise Among Middle-Aged White Americans? - The New Yorker
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, research, warning, Death, American Men, Addiction, economic inequalities, healthcare, drugs )

- 19 days ago -
Fascinating and disturbing. Between 1999 and 2013, among whites aged forty-five to fifty-four whose educational qualifications are limited to a high-school diploma or below, the number of deaths per hundred thousand people rose by 134.4.
Provide Funding for Mosquito Nets to Prevent Spread of Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, disease, drugs, environment, healthcare, humans, illness, health, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning )

- 24 days ago -
Malaria, a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, kills 500,000 people a year. However, a grassroots movement has been providing nets to combat the spread of this devastating disease. Demand that Congress increase funding to this incredible organization
Why the FDA Is Worried About Chinese Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, China, pharmaceuticals, drugs, Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co., Chinese pharmaceutical suppliers, data integrity, repeat violations )

- 29 days ago -
Inspections find deleted data, altered quality test records. Chinese companies supply ingredients to top brand drugmakers.
Weed May Treat ADHD Better Than Adderall, Study Shows
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine )

- 30 days ago -
More good uses for pot.
Tell Breast Cancer Charities to Use Non-Animal Research! | Action Alerts | Actions | PETA
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, cancer, drugs, healthcare, illness, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, suffering, cruelty, treatment )

- 45 days ago -
Stop using animals in cruel cancer experiments where they are subjected to radiation, chemicals, injected with cancer, and forced to endure painful tumors. No animal research has led to a cure. Find a non-animal research that is relevant to humans.
Demand An End to Prohibition!
Health & Wellness  (tags: alternative medicine, drugs, cannabis consumers, health care, health benefits, prevention, society, needful, chances )

- 56 days ago -
I am looking to raise awareness of the ridiculousness of outdated and ignorant laws! I demand the right under the Universal human rights decree of my body, my choice! Anyone wanting the opportunity to stand and be counted as a human being with the right
Please Make E Cig Products Only Available on Prescription Like Other Addictive Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, disease, drugs, ethics, children, health, interesting, healthcare, illness, government, prevention, risks, safety, death, children, cancer, death, drugs, ethics, government, health, healthcare, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, warn )

- 59 days ago -
nicotine is dangerous and addictive in all forms. research suggests e cigs cause increased risk of cancer, damaging to circulatory system. nicotine addiction causes anxiety and agitation statistics show a rise in children consuming nicotine
The State That Turns Pregnant Women Into Felons
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, humans, interesting, medicine, risks, safety, drugs, babies, unwarrented arrest )

- 65 days ago -
What test results are appropriate for medical providers to report and when? Should a mother face charges even when she was using a prescription drug under a doctorâEUR(TM)s supervision?
Parents Threatened With Arrest for Treating DaughterâEUR(TM)s Epilepsy With Legal Cannabis Oil at School
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, AlternativeMed, healthcare, medicine, drugs, school health, society, illness, disease )

- 65 days ago -
Although medical Cannabis is legal in New Jersey, a judge ruled that an epileptic teen's parents cannot administer her medicine on school grounds! oh so she can have seizures instead of getting an education? I guess she will stay home!
This Hedge Fund Manager Woke Up and Hiked a Crucial Drug From $13.50 to $750
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, protection, treatment, price od drugs, Unethical Prescriptions )

- 67 days ago -
Please sign this PETITION to make this fund manager reverse the price increase so that sick and dying people will be able to afford their medication. he is ripping off sick people because he is greedy! Does he look sick? he is,:in the head"
TAKE ACTION NOW! CORPORATE GREED: This Hedge Fund Manager Woke Up and Hiked a Crucial Drug From $13.50 to $750
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, business, society, HEALTH, MEDICATION COSTS, healthcare, health, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 67 days ago -
A 32-year old hedge fund manager just purchased the rights to an essential medication used by cancer and HIV patients. His first move? Jack the cost from $13.50 per pill to $750 overnight.
Tobacco Plant Could Be Source of New Drug to Treat Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, environment, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, society, study, treatment, women )

- 78 days ago -
Scientists have genetically engineered Nicotiana benthamiana to create an extract that outperforms the basis of the chemotherapy drug etoposide

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