START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Health & Wellness

Speak Out Against Outrageous EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, price gouging, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 97 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.
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
- 101 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.
An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, opioids, carfentanil, protection )

Cal
- 91 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.
Stop Drug Companies From Price Gouging Us PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: DRUG COMPANIES, Price gouging, patients, abuse, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, medicine )

Lone
- 99 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop price-gouging patients for drugs developed using public funds.
The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 96 days ago - alternet.org
There's a method to the madness of Big Pharma's prioritizing profit over human life.
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
- 183 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
- 168 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
- 342 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.
McDonalds: Put Antibiotics Out to Pasture
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, antibiotics for livestock, McDonald's, food, family, health, drugs, diet, safety )

Beth
- 65 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Tell McDonalds to stop contributing to antibiotic resistance by cutting the use of medically important antibiotics in its global beef, pork and poultry supply chains.
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
- 320 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.
After 20 Years and Many Billions, Pfizer Finally Admits That Opioids Are Addictive
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, painkillers, addiction, opioids )

Freya
- 146 days ago - alternet.org
And more truth: opioids are not very effective after 12 weeks.
Tell President Obama: Rein in EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, price gouging, ripoffs, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 98 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...
People Before Profits!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 67 days ago - alzheimers.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits!
The New Moral Panic Over Drug-Dependent Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, drugs, health, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, research, women, study )

Pablo
- 347 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.
   

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Health & Wellness

Most Active Stories Today in Health & Wellness tagged with drugs

top story finders in Health & Wellness

1. JL A. 6 popular stories

2. Animae C. 6 popular stories

3. Carole K. 6 popular stories

4. Dandelion G. 5 popular stories

5. Laura H. 5 popular stories

6. Victoria P. 5 popular stories

7. Darren Woolsey 5 popular stories

8. GGmaSheila D. 5 popular stories

9. Ljiljana Milic 5 popular stories

10. Pat B. 4 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!





New to Care2? Start Here.