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

Freya
- 30 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...
The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 30 days ago - alternet.org
There's a method to the madness of Big Pharma's prioritizing profit over human life.
Paul Krugman Exposes What's Behind the Cruel Politics Killing Pregnant Women in Texas
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, Texas, mortality, reproductive care )

Freya
- 29 days ago - alternet.org
The mortality rate for pregnant women in the Lone Star state has doubled in recent years, and is now comparable to places like Russian and the Ukraine.
Catholic Hospital Turns Away Woman Bleeding From Dislodged IUD Because Church Opposes Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, birth control, religion, bigotry, sexism )

Freya
- 29 days ago - alternet.org
A Chicago-area woman who showed up at her doctor's office in pain and bleeding from a dislodged IUD was told that nothing could be done because his practice was affiliated with a Catholic hospital network which opposes birth control.
Speak Out Against Outrageous EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, price gouging, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 29 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.
Stand With Rep. Barbara Lee: Stand Up for Abortion Rights
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive freedom, petitions )

Freya
- 40 days ago - act.credoaction.com
All women deserve access to safe, legal abortion. Pass the EACH Woman Act.
Anti-Choicers Get Even Weirder: After Losing in the Supreme Court, Abortion Foes Turn to Desperate Distortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, reproductive rights, women, anti-choice, activism, clinics )

Freya
- 40 days ago - salon.com
The anti-choice movement has been sent back to the drawing board. The two strategies abortion foes appear to have settled on are come up with are, first, trying to trick people into thinking embryos are babies and then trying to trick people into...
Stop Immoral Price Gouging for Life-Saving EpiPen
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 34 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Stop price-gouging the millions of people who need an EpiPen to save their lives if they have a severe allergic reaction.
Are Drug Companies Overcharging?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, prices, greed, gouging )

Freya
- 33 days ago - cnn.com
How much profit should drug companies make? It's one that is increasingly affecting all of us. That was abundantly clear in the wake of the latest price hike controversy to hit the headlines.
Do You Know What Your Kids Are Eating?
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, kids, schools, lunch, meals, food, petitions )

Freya
- 33 days ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
Our school lunches are failing our kids. Americans are becoming increasingly obese, and it's no wonder, when a whopping third of the vegetables children consume at school are potatoes.
 
 
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