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

Freya
- 28 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.
Tell President Obama: Rein in EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, price gouging, ripoffs, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 28 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...
Tell President Obama: Rein in EpiPen Price-Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, greed, allergies, petitions )

Freya
- 29 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...
Stand Up to Big Pharma - Stop Price Gouging!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, costs, price gouging, petitions )

Freya
- 99 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.
'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
- 303 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.
Why the FDA Is Worried About Chinese Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, China, pharmaceuticals, drugs, Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co., Chinese pharmaceutical suppliers, data integrity, repeat violations )

Judy
- 329 days ago - bloomberg.com
Inspections find deleted data, altered quality test records. Chinese companies supply ingredients to top brand drugmakers.
FTC Gets $1.2 Billion From Drug Company Over 'Pay For Delay' Patent Scam
Health & Wellness  (tags: ftc, generic drugs, hatch waxman act, patents, pay for delay, pharmaceuticals, provigi )

Judy
- 485 days ago - techdirt.com
Big Pharma's profits FAR outweigh how much they have to pay the generic drug maker. In short, it's taking advantage of the stupidity of giving drug companies massive monopolies.
WHO Wants To Crack Down On Skewed Research That Hides Drug Risks
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, pharmaceuticals, WHO )

Kathy
- 529 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In the latest chapter in the controversy over pharmaceutical development and potential research bias, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on researchers to fully disclose the results of their clinical trials.
Merck MMR Measles Vaccine Clinical Trial Results FAKED By Big Pharma âEUR" Shocking U.S. Court Documents Reveal All
Health & Wellness  (tags: mumps, vaccination, vaccine, Merck, illness, pharmaceuticals, health, healthcare, medicine, safety, risks, research )

Roger
- 606 days ago - theeventchronicle.com
While the vaccine industry is exploiting the Disneyland measles outbreak to call for widespread MMR vaccination, nobody in the mainstream media is telling you how the MMR vaccine clinical trial results were faked by Big Pharma in yet another example of r
Petition | Gilead Sciences: Stop Withholding This Cure for Hepatitis C | Change.Org
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitisc, bigpharma, drugcompanies, profits, health, pharmaceuticals )

Barbara
- 1207 days ago - change.org
Two companies have an effective 100% cure for Hepatitis C without interferon or ribavirin. But this cure is literally being withheld from millions by pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences because they are more concerned about profits than human lives.
Will Generics Ban Make OxyContin Safer, Or Just More Profitable?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug abuse, Oxycontin, opioids, pharmaceuticals )

Judy
- 1254 days ago - npr.org
OxyContin's long-acting formulation makes it popular but also prone to abuse. Banning cheaper, generic forms of a dangerous drug sounds like a worthy idea.
Scientists Find a Mass of Synthetic Chemicals in Every Glass of Milk
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, chemicals, dairy, food, health, hormones, milk, pesticides, pharmaceuticals )

Julie
- 1883 days ago - naturalnews.com
According to a recent study, scientists have found through analysis that one single glass of milk can contain up to 20 different kinds of painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones.
50 Open Courseware Classes to Learn About the Healthcare Debate
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Policy Basics, Healthcare, Public Policy Basics, Pharmaceuticals, Legal Issues, health )

Alisa
- 2449 days ago - bestmastersinhealthcare.com
Do you feel prepared to discuss or debate health care issues? If not, the following free courses, supplied by noted universities such as MIT, may prove enlightening.
Big Pharma Emigrates to China Wih No Safety Net in Place
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, drug companies, outsourcing, China, drug manufacturing )

RC
- 2886 days ago - nytimes.com
AstraZeneca, Bayer, Baxter and Pfizer are planning to outsource pharmaceutical production to China. Eli Lilly already has. People have already been sickened and died from contaminated Chinese heparin. Toxic cough syrup killed thousands. We deserve better.
 

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