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.
Pharmaceutical companies stand to lose big under a single-payer system, since it might enable the government to negotiate lower drug prices.
“With Trump's EPA reversing even the most commonsense protections, our health, and the health of all species, is in serious danger.”
A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.
"What we need is a grassroots political movement that will stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry and take the steps necessary to ensure we end the AIDS epidemic by 2025..."
If the movement continues to build support and keeps Medicare for All a central issue in the 2020 election, we can win National Improved Medicare for All in the early 2020s.
The ACA’s pre-existing condition protections are among the law’s more popular and important elements.
Public health groups that have waited decades for the federal government to overhaul its lead-in-water rules were outraged Thursday over EPA Administrator...
In a landmark ruling, an Oklahoma judge has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for contributing to the state’s opioid...
The devastating health effects of the opioid epidemic have been well documented, with over 700,000 overdose deaths and millions more affected. And Americans...