Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: prescription drugs

Coalition calls for bold pricing reforms to save $450 billion on...

"Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and then reinvesting those savings back into the program to expand services further strengthens our path towards universal coverage for all."

FDA failed to make sure opioid prescriptions were safe, documents show

"FDA has tools that could mitigate opioid risks more effectively if the agency would be more assertive in using its power to control opioid prescribing, manufacturing, and distribution."

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

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."

Senate Democrats introduce bill to deny tax loophole for Big Pharma...

“The American public shouldn’t be subsidizing Big Pharma’s ads which is why my legislation would close this egregious loophole.”

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.”

Drug shortages pose a public health crisis in the US

All too often, a shortage means that doctors cannot give the right drugs to patients when needed.

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.

Worried sick about prescription costs

Drug corporations are bleeding Americans dry, and the proposed health care repeal will make things worse.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?