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Rare Superbug Gene Discovered on U.S. Pig Farm
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, risks )

Rob
- 2 hours ago - nbcnews.com
Researchers have found a rare and frightening superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Reduce Teen Suicide Rates
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, protection, insurance coverage, child suicide, healthcare, health, medicine, drugs, research )

Cal
- 33 days ago - change.org
New York has one of the lowest suicide rates in the country in part because of TimothyâEUR(TM)s Law. The law prevents insurance companies from limiting coverage for mental illness
In Boon for Big Pharma, TTIP Would Lock In High Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: TTIP, medicine, drugs, pharmaceuticals, trade agreements, economic injustice, monopolies )

Freya
- 64 days ago - commondreams.org
The analysis explains how expanding intellectual property rules and monopoly protections for medicines, which the TTIP seeks to do, is counterproductive at a time when E.U. member states and the U.S. "are facing a looming access to medicines crisis."
McDonalds: Put Antibiotics Out to Pasture
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, antibiotics for livestock, McDonald's, food, family, health, drugs, diet, safety )

Beth
- 69 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.
People Before Profits!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 71 days ago - alzheimers.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits!
An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, opioids, carfentanil, protection )

Cal
- 96 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
- 101 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
- 101 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
- 101 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
- 103 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
- 106 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
- 151 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
- 172 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
- 183 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
- 183 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."
 

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