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Tag: pharmaceutical drugs

Federal court dismisses Pharma lawsuit against Medicare drug price negotiations

This procedural dismissal effectively sidelines the pharmaceutical industry's concerted efforts to maintain control over drug pricing, marking a significant victory for proponents of healthcare reform.

$6 billion in PhRMA Network grants flood the non-profit world, muddying...

An analysis of the $6 billion in grants distributed by PhRMA and its member companies.

Supreme Court grapples with Purdue Pharma’s settlement

Awaiting a decision expected by June 2024, the case stands as a pivotal moment in America's ongoing struggle against opioid crisis.

Skyrocketing drug prices under scrutiny as pharma CEOs summoned to Senate...

"A life-saving drug is not effective if the patient who needs that drug cannot afford it."

Pharma-funded Republicans go to bat for drug industry as Medicare moves...

"Any effort by far-right Republicans to paint lowering the costs of prescription drug prices for Americans as a bad thing is laughable."

Cancer patients challenge Biden admin’s refusal to lower price of lifesaving...

“This is a drug that was invented with taxpayer dollars by scientists at UCLA and can be purchased in Canada for one-fifth the U.S. price."

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.