Monday, May 25, 2020

Tag: pharmaceutical industry

Are federal guidelines for prescribing opioids hurting patients with chronic pain?

This month, more than 300 doctors and medical researchers sent an open letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning patients have been harmed by a lack of clarity in guidelines for prescribing opioids.

‘When we say ‘Pharma greed kills,’ this is what we mean:’...

Purdue is considering bankruptcy to halt thousands of lawsuits and allow the company to settle with the plaintiffs out of court.

We gave Pharma a blank check, now we’re paying the bill

We can and should ask our policymakers to rewrite the rules of our economy and rebuild a pharmaceutical industry that is designed to serve the needs of patients, not profits.

A drug to treat a rare disease used to cost patients...

"The egregious price set by Catalyst cannot be allowed to stand. Patients in America should not be allowed to suffer or die because of the greed of a drug company."

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?"

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.”

Trump’s drug price reforms amount to a ‘sugar-coated nothing pill’

The president says he wants to lower drug prices, but Big Pharma isn't fooled.

Trump’s drug pricing scam

The plan he announced Friday does little but add another battering ram to his ongoing economic war against America’s allies.

America’s Shkreli problem

What, if anything, does Martin Shkreli’s downfall tell us about modern America?

You Don’t Matter to Drugmakers

Big pharma executives are going all out to paint themselves as the good guys — just not to you.

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“Constructing pipelines through rivers, streams and wetlands without analyzing the impacts on imperiled species is unconscionable."

Watch out Trump: Here comes the team of Biden, Obama, Sanders, and Bloomberg

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GOP ‘plot to gut social security behind closed doors’ gains steam in Senate COVID-19...

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