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'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
- 157 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
- 183 days ago - bloomberg.com
Inspections find deleted data, altered quality test records. Chinese companies supply ingredients to top brand drugmakers.
Sign the Petition to Martin Shkreli, CEO Turing Pharmaceuticals
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, affordable medicines, fair pricing, ethics, humans, health care, politics, diseases, needed medicine, greed )

Sabine
- 204 days ago - action.sumofus.org
wo weeks after 32-year-old hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli promised to roll back the cost of Daraprim, the essential medication remains at 5500% of its original price. Under intense public pressure, Shkreli said he would roll back "some" of the price
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
- 338 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
- 382 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
- 459 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 )

BMutiny
- 1061 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
- 1108 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
- 1737 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
- 2302 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
- 2739 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.
Tainted Pharmaceuticals: The Puerto Rican Pipeline
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, FDA, Puerto Rico, drug manufacture, tainted medicine, quality control )

RC
- 2742 days ago - nwi.com
Much hay is being made, in today's news, of tainted pharmaceuticals produced in Puerto Rico. This article is dated February 10th. While the focus of the FDA's pharma regulatory failures has been China, we have problems here at home, too.
FORTUNE Global 500 2007: Industry - Pharmaceuticals - Revenues, Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pharma LIES, pharmaceuticals )

Hans
- 2764 days ago - money.cnn.com
Do you think that 20% profit and the costs of prescription drugs has some kind of correlation?pharmaceutical companies fear that lowering prices for the neediest is a slippery slope. Big Pharma says high prices fund research and innovation.
The FDA Stam of Approval: What Does It Really Mean?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, FDA, Food & Drug administration, pharmaceuticals, drug information, prescriptions, remedies )

RC
- 2771 days ago - nytimes.com
Am informative explanation of the role of the FDA in both prescription and over-the-counter drug dispensation. Learn more about what they do - and don't do.
 

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