Saturday, September 14, 2019

Tag: drug prices

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

Replace patent monopolies with direct public funding for drug research

It is impressive to see many of the leading Democratic candidates put forward bold progressive proposals. Unfortunately, in the case of prescription...

‘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.”

Lawsuit by 44 states accuses pharma giants of ‘multi-year conspiracy’ to...

"Teva and its co-conspirators embarked on one of the most egregious and damaging price-fixing conspiracies in the history of the United States."

Sanders and Khanna unveil bill to lower drug prices to combat...

"How many people need to die, how many people need to get unnecessarily sicker before Congress is prepared to take on the greed of the prescription drug industry?"

Big Pharma’s charging you 10,000 times more for these pills

This is a serious problem for many of those suffering from neglected tropical diseases in the U.S. who are unable to afford the medications they need.

How taxpayer money provides the research for Big Pharma

Public money and public universities boost Big Pharma’s profits, so shouldn’t the public be able to afford the drugs?

Tom Price intervened on rule that would hurt drug profits, the...

While in Congress, HHS Secretary Tom Price acted to help kill a rule that would hurt drug company profits shortly after his broker bought him up to $90,000 worth of pharmaceutical stock.

STUDY: How TV news ignores the prescription drug price problem

A Media Matters review of weekday evening news coverage reveals the evening programs largely ignored the problem of escalating prescription drug prices.

These 13 Democrats joined with the GOP to defeat Bernie Sanders’...

There is something seriously iffy about the Democrats that voted “nay.”

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.