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PETITION: Tell the FDA That a Less Expensive Insulin Should Be Made Available as Soon as Possible
Health & Wellness  (tags: insulin, generic insulin, diabetes, health, healthcare, medicine, drugs, FDA, humans, diabetes treatment, diabetes medication )

Marcia
- 129 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
We should tell Acting Commissioner of the FDA Stephen Ostroff that the approval process of generic insulin needs to be expedited. Diabetics need generic insulin to help bring costs down for a costly disease.
Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the Point - The New Yorker
Health & Wellness  (tags: Martin Shkreli, drugs, FDA, US Congress, Big Pharma, prevention, illness, society, research )

Cat
- 140 days ago - newyorker.com
Much as I loath him, Shkreli is right. The Daraprim saga has as much to do with the Food and Drug Administration as with Shkreli:
Demand the Truth About E-Cigs!
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, drugs, health, prevention, protection, safety, study, warning )

Eileen
- 152 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
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
- 162 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.
Help UNICEF Make Full Immunization For The World's Children A Reality
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, drugs, government, healthcare, prevention, protection, vaccines )

NitaSick
- 163 days ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
More than 17,000 children still die each year from easily preventable causes. Many deaths could be prevented through the wider use of vaccines proven, low-cost effective lifesavers. New vaccines, can prevent many deaths from pneumonia and diarrhea.
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
- 176 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
(SOS) Sign To Save Our Sons, Give Our Duchenne Boys Their Christmas Miracle. FDA Approve Drisapersen
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, children, disease, drugs, family, government, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, research, treatment )

Eileen
- 176 days ago - change.org
My son and many other Duchenne boys have been participating in a clinical drug trial for an experimental medication, called Drisapersen. The FDA is expected to make a decision whether or not to approve this medication by Christmas
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
- 184 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.
The New Moral Panic Over Drug-Dependent Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, drugs, health, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, research, women, study )

Pablo
- 189 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.
Diabetes Drug Metformin Could Increase Human Lifespan To 120 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, health, drugs )

Glenn
- 209 days ago - inquisitr.com
Finally a pill that prolongs life.
'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 )

Freya
- 213 days ago - alternet.org
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.

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