Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: prescription drugs

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.

Major breakthrough on Capitol Hill: Government may make drugs cheaper

Democrats are embracing a way in which the market can be used to better people’s health and reduce inequality.

New Year’s Resolutions: Ten Ways to Combat Upward Redistribution of Income

The one percent pretend that their good fortune was the result of the natural workings of the market. Is it possible to change the structure of the market so that money doesn’t continue to flow upward?

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"This is a pivotal moment in the history of America—and really, in the history of humanity."

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‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."