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TAKE ACTION: Stand With Sen. Sanders: Hold Big Pharma Accountable for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, congress, Senator Bernie Sanders, senators, socialsecurity, healthcare, healthcare )

- 35 days ago -
Stand with Sen. Sanders: Hold Big Pharma accountable for its role in the opioid crisis.
Don't Let Drug Giants Pfizer and Allergan Cheat on Their Taxes - Stop the Merger
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pfizer, Allergan, inversion, taxes, Big Pharma, world's largest drugmaker, cheating on taxes )

- 923 days ago -
Altho Irish Allergan is technically smaller, it's buying American Pfizer in what's called an "inversion." Pfizer won't have to pay U.S. taxes anymore, taking without giving back. Creating the world's largest drugmaker, putting more power into fewer hands
Tell the Senate: No Big Pharma Ally as FDA Chief
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, congress, corruption, dishonesty, politics, Big Pharma, FDA Chief )

- 952 days ago -
Americans pay the highest prices for prescription drugs of anywhere in the world âEUR" and the cost is going up, 12% on average in the last year and in some cases nearly 1,000%.
Bernie Sanders to Oppose ObamaâEUR(TM)s Nominee to Lead the FDA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, Bernie Sanders, FDA Chief )

- 953 days ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) plans to announce his opposition Friday to President ObamaâEUR(TM)s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration, citing questions about Dr. Robert M. CaliffâEUR(TM)s commitment to lowering pharmaceutical prices.
Elizabeth Warren Is Standing Up to Big Pharma and Needs Our Help ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, big pharma, Medical Innovation Act, drug companies' mistakes, research, treatment )

- 1238 days ago -
Senator Warren is poised to introduce the Medical Innovation Act, a bill that would essentially act as a swear jar: whenever a huge drug company that is generating enormous profits as a result of federal research investments gets caught breaking the law-
The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, political influence, reforming marijuana laws, marijuana legalization, big business, obama, politics, usa, congress, corruption, news, healthcare )

- 1439 days ago -
Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous--but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.
Hundreds of Soldiers & Vets Dying From Antipsychotic-Seroquel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA military, abuse, dishonesty, death, ethics, healthcare, news, psychiatry, big pharma )

- 2414 days ago -
Reputable neurologist and grieving father investigates the wide spread tragedy of US military personnel dying from psychiatric drugs.
Insurance Industry Whistleblower Wendell Potter Blasts Senate Panel Rejection of Public Insurance Option
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, public option, SenateFinanceCommittee, Medicare, Baucus, Republicans, Obama, Faustian bargain, Big Pharma, Big Insurers, lobbyists, Wendell Potter, CenterforMedia'nDemocracy, NPR poll, Congress, MobilizationforHealthCare, sit-in, arrests )

- 3181 days ago -
Potter: By no means final answer on this! Optimistic final bill will reach Pres's desk WITH public option. Connection to new poll results: public feels profoundly shut out of current overhaul debate - 71% say Congress not paying attention to us!
Olbermann: Legislators for Sale - Countdown With Keith Olbermann-VIDEO!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, dishonesty, government, healthcare, Big Pharma, ethics )

- 3240 days ago -
In a Special Comment, Countdown's Keith Olbermann slams members of Congress for acting more in the interests of their health industry campaign donors than their constituents who so clearly favor health care reform.
Who's Behind U.S. "Food Safety" Bills?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, government, lies, usa, food safety, monsanto, big pharma )

- 3277 days ago -
"......After a series of well-publicized cases of food contamination - E. coli-tainted meat, melamine-adulterated pet food and baby formula, salmonella-infected peanut butter - the public has been well primed to look toward Congress to fix a poorly funded and
Indonesia Accuses U.S. of Abusing Bird Flu Virus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big pharma, bird flu, vaccines )

- 3742 days ago -
We sent the virus (to them) for the sake of humanity but...On the pretext of keeping watch for pandemic, she said the U.S. and WHO had produced vaccines and sold them to third world countries for millions of dollars.
Biotech Executive Indicted for Off-Label Claims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big pharma, just-us, off-label ads, lies )

- 3743 days ago -
The decision marks a rare instance in which the Justice Department has gone criminal against an individual executive for off-label marketing abuses, rather than just reaching a deferred-prosecution agreement with the drug company. (He could still get off)
Prozac, Used By 40m People, Does Not Work Say Scientists | Society | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big pharma, Eli Lilly, FDA )

- 3766 days ago -
Prozac, the bestselling antidepressant taken by 40 million people worldwide, does not work and nor do similar drugs in the same class, according to a major review released today.

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