Friday, April 3, 2020

Tag: generic drugs

Why your generic drugs may not be safe and the FDA...

Unfortunately for those who turn to generics to save money, the FDA relies heavily on the honor system with foreign manufacturers, and U.S. consumers get burned.

Bottle of lies: How poor FDA oversight & fraud in generic...

In her new explosive book “Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom,” investigative journalist Katherine Eban works with two industry whistleblowers to expose how some manufacturers are cutting corners at the cost of quality and safety.

Elizabeth Warren introduces bill that would lower drug costs

“The solution here is not to replace markets, but to fix them. The Affordable Drug Manufacturing Act will introduce more competition into the prescription drug market, and bring down prices for consumers.”

Short supplies and price increases give major hospital systems and philanthropies...

"The folks who are gouging people and creating shortages, they know who they are. And they're the ones who should be very concerned."

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.

Sanders Report Finds Skyrocketing Drug Prices Cost Taxpayers $1.4 Billion

“It is unacceptable that Americans pay, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs,” asserted Sanders.

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Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Could COVID-19 reshape global leadership?

The crisis the world will face over the next six months or a year is one that cries out for competent leadership.

A new major political party

The People’s Party should work actively to drain Bernie-ites from the Democratic Party.

Media need to scrutinize Andrew Cuomo’s record, not crush on his words

It’s hard not to grasp for heroic leaders in a time of crisis, but heroes don’t talk about love and compassion while sacrificing the most vulnerable—and it’s media’s job to expose that hypocrisy, not swoon under Andrew Cuomo’s spell.

With record-shattering unemployment, Sanders, Schumer, and Wyden ask Trump’s labor dept: ‘Do you have...

“It is absolutely imperative that the millions of Americans who are eligible for unemployment benefits receive every dollar to which they are entitled as quickly as possible.”