Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: prescription drugs

Sanders advocates for equity in pandemic response, presses for fair pricing...

Economic parity in health emergence: Sanders' rallying cry for global equity in WHO pandemic accord.

Sanders demands probe of push to give company patent for public-funded...

Sanders demanded a probe of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) patent proposal in a letter to Christi Grimm, inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Pharma lobby furious over wildly popular effort to curb drug prices

"This is the biggest defeat Big Pharma has ever suffered—and it won't be the last. We are going to keep fighting until every single person in America can get the medications they need."

We don’t need government-granted patent monopolies to finance drug development

The best way to get alternatives to the current patent system was to have examples of successful drugs developed without relying on patent monopolies.

‘Monstrous’: Federal judge rules HIV drug coverage mandate violates religious freedom

"No one's religious beliefs should ever prevent access to essential lifesaving medication."

Walmart, CVS and Walgreens must pay $650M for filling prescriptions to...

A federal judge in Ohio found the pharmacy chains accountable for filling prescriptions even after suspecting doctors were operating pill mills.

Corruption in drug patents: Take away the money

When patents can be worth enormous sums of money, companies will find ways to abuse the system.

Progressive organizations launch new campaign: ‘Make Meds Affordable’

The new campaign is calling on President Biden to take executive action to lower drug prices.

While lobbying to kill Build Back Better, Pharma hikes costs of...

"Outrageously high prescription drug prices are now even higher."

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."


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.

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.

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.

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.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.