Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tag: prescription drugs

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.

How two common medications became one $455 million specialty pill

After I was prescribed a brand-name drug I didn’t need and given a coupon to cover the out-of-pocket costs, I discovered another reason Americans pay too much for health care.

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Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

America: Land of lemmings?

It’s no surprise to hear the Cheater-in-Chief calling Americans who are not lemmings, who constitute a clear majority, and who oppose his reelection, cheaters.

Giuliani’s payroll company got tax-payer money but lists no employees

“Invisible company owned by Rudy Giuliani got taxpayer-backed PPP money — but where did it go?”

For RBG it was all principle, for Mitch McConnell it’s all power

Over time, the unbridled pursuit of power wears down democratic institutions, erodes public trust, and breeds the sort of cynicism that invites despotism.
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6 crucial races that will flip the Senate

Every school board member, state representative, and congressperson you elect can be pushed to enact policies that benefit the people, not just corporate donors.