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Oppose the Latest Pharma Merger
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, monopolies, drugs, medicines, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Bristol-Myers Squibb is spending $74 billion to buy out a rival, Celgene. It would be the largest pharmaceutical merger ever. We've already seen the result of mergers in the pharma industry - drug prices soar. It happened to the Epi-Pen and others.
Hold Big Pharma Accountable
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicines, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 19 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Many Americans go without life-saving medicines or go bankrupt because they can't afford the costs of the care they need. Drug prices have continued to soar while drug companies do everything in their power to keep raking in profit.
Don't Let Speaker Pelosi Cut a Big Pharma-Friendly Deal With Trump
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, medicine, greed, price gouging, petitions )

Freya
- 28 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It doesn't seem possible that Democrats want to maintain the high price of prescription drugs. But Nancy Pelosi is planning to cut a deal with Trump to allow corporate-friendly, third-party arbitration panels to set pharmaceutical prices.
Become a Grassroots Co-Signer of The Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, drugs, medicines, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, price gouging, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 101 days ago - actionnetwork.org
This month, Reps. Doggett, Welch and Cummings introduced The Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act. This bill would allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices, harnessing the government's purchasing power and restraining monopoly pricing.
Break Up Big Pharma Monopolies on Generic Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: petition, government, Big Pharma, medicine, treatment, corruption, dishonesty )

Beryl
- 147 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Donald Trump's Big Pharma friends are once again proving that his grand promises are lies. Big Pharma just announced that price hikes on essential medicine are coming in January 2019
It's Time to Take on Big Pharma and Enact Improved Medicare for All
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicines, pills, Big Pharma, medical costs, petitions )

Freya
- 219 days ago - actionnetwork.org
We just learned that Social Security recipients will receive a 2.8% COLA in 2019. But monthly checks can still shrink for older Americans and people with disabilities.
People Before Profits!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, Big Pharma, costs, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 356 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits.
Sign Robert Reich's Petition in Support of Letting Medicare and Medicaid Negotiate Lower Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicines, Big Pharma, greed, petitions, prescriptions )

Freya
- 361 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
In 2003, Big Pharma got a U.S. law prohibiting the government from using its considerable bargaining clout under Medicare and Medicaid to negotiate lower drug prices.
BIG PHARMA IS A VAMPIRE SUCKING THE BLOOD OF THE SICK
Health & Wellness  (tags: African leaders, American politicians, Big Pharma, Donald Trump, Guinea pigs, Journalism, Journalists )


- 362 days ago - secretsofaidsandebola.blogspot.com
According to Donald Trump and Tim Bolen, âEURoeBig Pharma is the enemy of America,' but the writers of the health blog 'Secrets of Aids and Ebola Facts
Don't Let Big Pharma Buy Our Health Care System
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, petitions )

Freya
- 370 days ago - actionnetwork.org
President Trump broke his promise on Medicare and drug prices, and sent Pharma stocks soaring. This is why drug prices are so high. Corrupt pharmaceutical corporations are spending their money protecting their profits.
Hold Big Pharma Accountable for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, propaganda, lies, addiction, petitions, accountability )

Freya
- 372 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pharmaceutical companies told sales reps to claim that opioids like OxyContin were less addictive and less likely to be abused than other painkillers. Purdue Pharmaceutical admitted as much in a settlement in 2007.
Big Pharma's Cash Flood Is Drowning Seniors
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, costs, greed )

Freya
- 414 days ago - cnn.com
A new report from Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-MO, confirms a deep-seated fear for many seniors: the prices of the 20 brand-name drugs that are most prescribed to them have skyrocketed.
Bill Targets Prescription Drug Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, bills )

Freya
- 443 days ago - wshu.org
Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo wants state lawmakers to pass a bill to require transparency in prescription drug pricing. He says it would help prevent out-of-control drug price increases, like what happened with the EpiPen recently.
Pfizer, Pocketing a Big Tax Cut From Trump, Will End Investment in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Research - LA Times
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, health, tax cuts, Big Pharma )

Nita
- 491 days ago - latimes.com
The big drug company Pfizer seems intent on being a pace-setter in cranking out the benefits of the tax cut to stakeholders who need them the least. In an announcement over the weekend, Pfizer said it was shutting down its research efforts...
Tell the Senate: No Big Pharma Exec for HHS Secretary
Health & Wellness  (tags: Trump regime, appointees, Health and Human Services, pills, pharmaceuticals, medicine, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 494 days ago - action.citizen.org
Trump has appointed Alex Azar - a former president of Eli Lilly - to be secretary of Health and Human Services. When Azar was president of Eli Lilly, the company jacked up its insulin price tag, more than doubling the bill for consumers.
 

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