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Pass Elizabeth Warren's Plan to End Price Gouging By Drug Companies
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, greed, price gouging, prescriptions, petitions )

Freya
- 201 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Big corporations have rigged the pharmaceutical markets to line their pockets and limit competition. As a result, prescription drug prices are crushing families. Millions of Americans health is at risk because they can't afford their prescriptions.
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
- 412 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.
Tell the GOP: Don't Gut Our Health Care!
Health & Wellness  (tags: bills, Congress, Medicare, Medicaid, prescriptions, prices, petitions )

Freya
- 900 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Republicans plan to ram through a budget that could gut Medicare and Medicaid, increase prescription drug prices, and take away health coverage for over 30 million Americans - all while providing billions of dollars in tax breaks to the ultra-wealthy.
Stand Up to Big Pharma - Stop Price Gouging!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, costs, price gouging, petitions )

Freya
- 1121 days ago - signherenow.org
In 2014, the cost of prescription drugs in the United States skyrocketed by 12 percent. In that same year, 20 percent of the population - or 35 million people - did not fill a prescription because they could not afford it.
5 Advantages to Mail-Order Your Prescriptions
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mail Order, Prescriptions, Medical, Health, Pharmacy, Doctors )

Anna
- 3273 days ago - mritechniciantraining.org
Those who want quick, convenient and larger supplies of their medications can do so through mail-order pharmacies, which are designed to meet your prescription needs in an easy, safe and affordable manner.
Researchers Uncover Biological Rationale For Why Intensive Lupus Treatment Works
Health & Wellness  (tags: Lupus, autoimmune disorders, medications, prednisone, prescriptions )

Pamela
- 3273 days ago - medicalnewstoday.com
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered the biological rationale for why large doses of corticosteroids given repeatedly over several weeks may help individuals with lupus...
The Beers List: Potentially Inappropriate Medications for the Elderly
Health & Wellness  (tags: over-65s, medication, The_Beers_List, elderly, prescriptions, drugs, health, risks, research )

Jenny
- 3381 days ago - dcri.duke.edu
Updating the Beers criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults: results of a US consensus panel of experts.
Study Finds Medication of Little Help to Patients With Mild, Moderate Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: antidepressant, prescriptions, JAMA )

Past
- 3475 days ago - latimes.com
Antidepressant medications probably provide little or no benefit to people with mild or moderate depression, a new study has found. Rather, the mere act of seeing a doctor, discussing symptoms and learning about depression probably triggers...
The FDA Stam of Approval: What Does It Really Mean?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, FDA, Food & Drug administration, pharmaceuticals, drug information, prescriptions, remedies )

RC
- 3940 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.
Prescription Drugs: What You Don't Know Can Kill You
Health & Wellness  (tags: prescription drugs, prescriptions, overdoses, drugs, drug deaths )

RC
- 4003 days ago - cnn.com
Drug deaths from incorrect dosages, mixing prescriptions and other mistakes are causing a dramatic rise in deaths.
Big Pharma Spends More On Advertising Than Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, health, news, medicine, healthcare, drugs, prescriptions, U.S., pharmaceutical, advertisement, development, FDA, government )

Dr Kathi
- 4153 days ago - zmescience.com
More money is spent on advertisement than research by U.S. pharma companies... "U.S. pharmaceutical industry spent 24.4% of the sales dollar on promotion, versus 13.4% for research and development...of US domestic sales of US $235.4 billion [2004].
Your Doctor, Your Dealer: Legal Drug Craze Is New Killer
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, prescriptions, pain killers, antidepressants, sleeping pills, doctors, medicine, pharmacies )

Blue
- 4171 days ago - guardian.co.uk
More Americans fall to prescriptions than street drugs, research shows.
Why Grapefruit Affects Some Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, protection, risks, health, interaction, prescriptions )


- 4177 days ago - webmd.com
from WebMD, Scientists Spot Natural Chemicals in Grapefruit That Raise Drug's Effect
Is Diabetes Caused By Pharmaceuticals?
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, doctors, prescriptions )


- 4322 days ago - newstarget.com
The number of people becoming diabetic is increasing dramatically. According to Express Scripts, in the U.S. it doubled in 5-19 year olds between 2002 and 2005. In a study for the Financial Times, Medco found that type 2 diabetes more than doubled in...
Death By Prescription
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, doctors, healthcare, prevention, drugs, prescriptions )

Emmanuel
- 4453 days ago - abcarticledirectory.com
Last week the World Health Organization released new guidelines for patient safety. Upwards of 100,000 people in the United States were dying each year from errors made by health care professionals.
 

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