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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 )

Cal
- 341 days ago - action.sumofus.org
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.
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
- 89 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 ...
Stand Up to Big Pharma - Stop Price Gouging!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, costs, price gouging, petitions )

Freya
- 73 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.
With More Alcohol-Related Deaths Than Ever, Why Are We So Focused On Other Drugs?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, risks, safety, research, Alcohol Problem )

Beryl
- 247 days ago - alternet.org
Americans are dying of alcohol-related causes at a rate far higher than just a decade ago, yet we shun other drugs that are less toxic.
Stop Pharmaceutical Companies From Charging Outrageous Prices for Life Saving Medicine.
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, death, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, humans, illness, protection, prevention, safety, treatment )

Eileen
- 225 days ago - change.org
I believe that greed contributed to the death of my brother. Without access to the cure, my brother felt helpless and his life spiraled out of control. He took his own life.
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
- 6 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.
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 )

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

Kathy
- 280 days ago - myscienceacademy.org
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.
The New Moral Panic Over Drug-Dependent Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, drugs, health, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, research, women, study )

Pablo
- 252 days ago - prospect.org
Prescription drug abuse is on the rise across the country, especially among women. A study released last summer by the CDC; related to narcotic pain relievers like OxyContin more than doubled among women between 2004-2010. Other studies raise the alarm.
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 )

Eileen
- 298 days ago - forcechange.com
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
Medical Errors Are No. 3 Cause Of U.S Deaths, Researchers Say
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, healthcare, health, humans, interesting, research, study )

Kathy
- 118 days ago - kplu.org
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States - and highlights how shortcomings in tracking vital statistics may hinder research and keep the problem out of the...
MI DHHS, Stop Lying About Children's Lead Levels From Drinking Flint River Water!
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, disease, drugs, ethics, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, protection, risks, safety, warning, prevention )

Eileen
- 239 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Too many children in Flint Michigan have had high blood lead levels for years. And a new report says the percentages doubled after FlintâEUR(TM)s water source changed to the Flint River. Even more disturbing comes a report that the MI Department of Health
Demand the Truth About E-Cigs!
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, drugs, health, prevention, protection, safety, study, warning )

Eileen
- 215 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
If you think that electronic cigarettes, can help you stop smoking tobacco, you've been lied to. A recent study finds that e-cigs make it harder to stop smoking for real and they may even be a gateway drug to tobacco
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 )

Beryl
- 341 days ago - action.sumofus.org
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"
   

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