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TAKE ACTION: Tell the FDA That a Less Expensive Option for Insulin Should Be Made Available as Soon as Possible.
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diabetes, health care, pharmaceuticals, insulin, diabetics, wellness )

Robert
- 3 days ago - diabetes.greatergood.com
We should tell Acting Commissioner of the FDA Stephen Ostroff that the approval process of generic insulin needs to be expedited. Our health and our bank accounts depend on it.
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
- 39 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
7 Countries That Beat An Overdose Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, pharmaceuticals )

Freya
- 87 days ago - alternet.org
While other countries are succeeding in reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths, U.S. rates are rising.
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
- 316 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."
People Before Profits!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 323 days ago - alzheimers.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits!
Speak Out Against Outrageous EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, price gouging, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 353 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
- 354 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
- 354 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
- 425 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
- 629 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
- 655 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
- 810 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
- 854 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
- 931 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
 

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