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People Before Profits!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, Big Pharma, costs, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 73 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits.
Sign Robert Reich's Petition in Support of Letting Medicare and Medicaid Negotiate Lower Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicines, Big Pharma, greed, petitions, prescriptions )

Freya
- 79 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
In 2003, Big Pharma got a U.S. law prohibiting the government from using its considerable bargaining clout under Medicare and Medicaid to negotiate lower drug prices.
Demand Cheaper, More Dependable Health Care Coverage
Health & Wellness  (tags: health insurance, costs, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 87 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Health insurance companies are raking it in - even as they raise out-of-pocket costs on struggling American families or leave patients scrambling to access their doctors or medicine.
Demand Congress Lower Prescription Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicines, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 90 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Trump's cowardice in blocking Medicare from negotiating lower drug prices is more proof that he works for the drug industry, not the people.
Demand Congress Rein in the Abuses of the Greedy Pharmaceutical Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, corporations, greed, prices, pricing, pricing )

Freya
- 106 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A new report from Americans for Tax Fairness finds that the Pharma Big 10 re among the biggest winners from the Trump-GOP tax handouts. But they are passing $0 in savings along to consumers through reduced prices.
Don't Let Trump Privatize the VA
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, hospitals, privatization, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 125 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The Koch brothers and Trump want to put for-profit vultures between veterans and their doctors.
Big Pharma's Cash Flood Is Drowning Seniors
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, costs, greed )

Freya
- 132 days ago - cnn.com
A new report from Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-MO, confirms a deep-seated fear for many seniors: the prices of the 20 brand-name drugs that are most prescribed to them have skyrocketed.
Demand Congress Pass Emergency Legislation to Break Up Big Pharma's Drug Monopoly
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, drugs, costs, expenses, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 149 days ago - dailykos.com
We pay more per capita on prescription drugs than other high-income countries. This tragedy has led to families experiencing bankruptcy, a devastating opioid crisis, and sick and elderly people cutting pills in half or doing without.
Stand Up for Fairness and Affordable Medicine
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, health care, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 153 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Very soon Congress will be deciding whether to include the CREATES Act in the government funding bill. This act would close loopholes that pharma companies are exploiting to refuse to share medicine samples and information with generic companies.
Bill Targets Prescription Drug Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, bills )

Freya
- 160 days ago - wshu.org
Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo wants state lawmakers to pass a bill to require transparency in prescription drug pricing. He says it would help prevent out-of-control drug price increases, like what happened with the EpiPen recently.
Tell the Senate: No Big Pharma Exec for HHS Secretary
Health & Wellness  (tags: Trump regime, appointees, Health and Human Services, pills, pharmaceuticals, medicine, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 211 days ago - action.citizen.org
Trump has appointed Alex Azar - a former president of Eli Lilly - to be secretary of Health and Human Services. When Azar was president of Eli Lilly, the company jacked up its insulin price tag, more than doubling the bill for consumers.
For-Profit Medical Companies Are Making Tons of Money Taking Poor People's Blood
Health & Wellness  (tags: poverty, greed, blood, bodily fluids, corporations )

Freya
- 245 days ago - alternet.org
Donors hope to get $30 a pop for their plasma, but sometimes they aren't even paid what they're promised.
Congress Must Stop Big Pharma From Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pills, greed, crisis, crises, petitions )

Freya
- 284 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The drug dealers of the opioid crisis wear suits and ties and lab coats. They line their own pockets with illicit sales or by deliberately looking the other way when pharmacies place huge orders.
Stand With Social Security Works to Oppose the OPEN Act and Say No to Drug Company Monopolies
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, treatments, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 403 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In 1983, Congress passed the Orphan Drug Act with the intent of spurring innovation for drugs that treat rare diseases. Today, pharmaceutical corporations are exploiting loopholes in the law in order to gain even greater monopoly power and reap ever
People Before Profits!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 687 days ago - alzheimers.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits!
 

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