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Petition | Gilead Sciences: Stop Withholding This Cure for Hepatitis C | Change.Org
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitisc, bigpharma, drugcompanies, profits, health, pharmaceuticals )

BMutiny
- 817 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
- 864 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
- 1492 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
- 2058 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
- 2495 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
- 2498 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
- 2520 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
- 2527 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.
Find Out What Drugs the FDA Is Investigating
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical industry, Food & Drug Administrations, prescription drugs, drug investigation )

RC
- 2551 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The FDA is initiating quarterly listings of pharmaceuticals it's investigating. There will be a list every three months on the FDA website. Of course, it will give us only partial info so as not to tick off Big Pharma, but it's probably worth checking.
Vytorin and Zetia - Caveat Emptor
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zetia, Vytorin, cholesterol, pharmaceuticals, harmful drugs, well-being, cholesterol medication )

RC
- 2555 days ago - nytimes.com
Probe into two of the most widely prescribed cholesterol drugs shows they may not do a damn bit of good - and can be harmful.
Psychiatry's Prescription for Violence   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Psychiatry, Drugs, suicide, death, CCHR, London, teens, pharmaceuticals, abuse, kids, ritalin, sedatives, medications )

Gregory
- 2672 days ago - youtube.com
Hear what the experts have to say about some of the many tragic deaths that have occurred due to the prescription of psychotropic drugs.
Heparin Contamination Fiasco Reveals Dirty Secret of Drug Industry: Their Pills Are Made in China!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, china, contamination, FDA )

Kim
- 2678 days ago - naturalnews.com
Remember a couple of years ago how the FDA warned Americans not to buy prescription drugs from Canada because they might be "contaminated by terrorists?" I'm not making that up: That was the official announcement of an FDA spokesperson, and it was part of
Drugs in My Bottled Water Too!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs water, bottled water, pharmaceuticals )

Maryanne
- 2731 days ago - planetsave.com
With over 1/4th of all bottled water just bottled tap water our concerns about pharmaceuticals in our water extends beyond the kitchen sink.
Chinese Drug Manufacturer Whose Ingredient Led to 4 US Deaths Not Certified to Make Pharmaeceuticals
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, heparin, pharmaceuticals, outsourcing, unregulated production )

RC
- 2754 days ago - nytimes.com
Another fine example of how the world is being harmed by the greed of manufacturers who outsource their production to China, a country that doesn't adhere to any kind of safety and health standards. 4 people in the US died from their carelessness.
Accidental Pill Overdose Killed Ledger
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risks, pharmaceuticals )

Phyllis
- 2764 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Heath Ledger died of an accidental overdose of painkillers, sleeping pills, anti-anxiety medication and other prescription drugs, the New York City medical examiner said Wednesday.
 

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