Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: Big Pharma

Big Pharma invests millions as Congress readies drug pricing bills

As millions of Americans skip their medication due to the ballooning high prescription costs, Congress is seeking ways to cap drug pricing. 

Big Pharma is the most widely hated industry in the US

With drug prices continuing to sore and the ongoing opioid epidemic and lawsuits associated with it, the industry's rating likely will not recover any time soon.

How much have the 2020 presidential candidates received from the healthcare...

So far the healthcare industry has contributed more than $5 million to the election.

Watch Bernie Sanders call out CNN for airing Big Pharma ads...

"The healthcare industry will be advertising tonight on this program."

Senate Finance Committee deals a blow to Big Pharma

As the Trump administration explores executive action to lower drug prices, drugmakers, private insurers, hospitals and pharmacy benefit managers are engaged in a lobbying war.

Which 2020 Democrats are taking money from the healthcare industry?

Hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and insurers are working together to stop Sanders’ proposed healthcare plan from gaining even more traction within the Democratic party.

Elizabeth Warren urges former FDA head to resign from Pfizer

"This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption."

Judges are complicit in the opioid epidemic says new analysis

An analysis of U.S. court secrecy, conducted by Reuters, shows that by sealing evidence from the public, judges may have lengthened and deepened the epidemic.

‘If grandma is on the table, no one will blink at...

“I’ve concluded that there are some drugs that simply do not belong in the hands of a for-profit company.”

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800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...