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Petition - Stop Throwing Out Life-Saving Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: live saving drug, thrown out, wasted benefits, pharmaceutical industry, risks, safety, Prevention and Treatment, life saving, responsible behaviour, Sustainabililty, protection, healthcare )

- 636 days ago -
Stop wasting billions of dollars by throwing out life-saving drugs. Millions of life-saving drugs, not to mention billions of dollars, are being wasted every single year.
Obamas Pick to Head the FDA The Worst Selection Ever
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr. Robert Califf, President Obama, FDA, pharmaceutical industry, fox and hen house, Eli Lily, Merck, Novartis )

- 1093 days ago -
His pick Dr. Robert Califf who led a research dept funded by Big Pharma. He was also a paid consultant for drug companies including Eli Lily, Merck, and Novartis. A cozy relationship with pharmaceutical industry who funded this mans entire career.
Doctors Warn That National Drug Shortages Are Threatening Cancer Patients' Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, pharmaceutical industry, public health, cancer drug shortages )

- 2178 days ago -
Thanks to the shortages, some cancer specialists can't find the drugs their patients need at any price. When that happens, doctors are forced to make some painful choices.
Pharmaceutical Industry Fraud | Ralph Nader
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical industry fraud, Ralph Nader, Sidney Wolfe, Public Citizen, whistleblowers, largest criminal fine in US history, corporate defrauding of citizens, Medicaid/Medicare, huge violations, huge profits )

- 3066 days ago -
Violations:1) overcharging government health programs, 2) unlawful promotion, 3) monopoly practices, 4) kickbacks, 5) concealing study findings, 6) poor manufacturing practices, 7) environmental violations, 8) financial violations, 9) illegal distribution
Popular Pills, Devastating Side Effects
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceutical industry, medical drugs, Fosamax, Avandia )

- 3237 days ago -
Hippocrates will no doubt be rolling in his Greek grave with news that two widely-used medicines may be causing rare, but extremely serious harms. Just last week a New York court awarded a Florida woman almost $10 million , after finding that the popular
Find Out What Drugs the FDA Is Investigating
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical industry, Food & Drug Administrations, prescription drugs, drug investigation )

- 3911 days ago -
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.
Virtually All U.S. Doctors Accept Money, Freebies From Drug Companies
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, drug companies, pharmaceutical industry )

- 4270 days ago -
Nearly every doctor in the United States accepts gifts of some sort from pharmaceutical companies, but in many cases there is no benefit to patients, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Tell YOUR Representative to Vote YES for Prescription Drug Reform!
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, risks, drugs, doctors, pharmaceutical industry, reform )

- 4358 days ago -
Drug makers may know far more than you or your doctor about dangerous side effects associated with your medication, but they aren't telling you.

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