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Drugs Similar to Viagra May Help Combat Heart Disease

Heart disease researchers have recently completed some clinical trials on sheep which suggest that tadalafil, a drug normally prescribed for erectile dysfunction, may be able to combat heart failure. Tadalafil, marketed under the name Cialis, is similar in nature to sildenafil, the drug commonly known as Viagra, and has almost exclusively been used to help…

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Company Responsible for 97,000% Drug Price Hike Bribed Doctors to Increase Sales

An amended court filing in a whistleblower lawsuit recently became unsealed when the Justice Department decided to prosecute the case. Whistleblower lawsuits like this are often brought by current or former employees of a company alleged to have defrauded the federal government. In this case, pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt may be liable for billions of dollars paid…

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How to Save Even More with Planet Drugs Direct

If you’re already one of our customers, you know just how affordable our prescription medications can be. We love helping you save on medication and are constantly looking for new ways to lower the bill. To save even more, check out our monthly contest, digital coupons, and referral program! Enter Our Facebook Contest Visit our Facebook page…

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Florida is Steps Closer to Canadian Drug Importation: Why The Bill is Drawing Plenty of Support

Americans are spending more than ever to receive their prescription medication. Since 2010, drug expenditure in the United States of America has increased by more than $100 billion. Per Statista, the total amount Americans spent on their prescription drugs back in 2010 topped out at $253.1 billion. Spending on prescription drugs has not slowed down, and…

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Making the Most Out of Your Medicare

Medicare is a social safety net program that helps around 56 million Americans. Approximately 83% of these benefiting individuals are at least 65 years old. Some people would argue that it does not offer the tangible feeling benefits of Social Security. It is still equally important over a longer period of time. This is why it…

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Big Pharma’s Elaborate Shell Game

You may have seen it: people standing on city street corners, trying to entice unwitting passersby to play a shell game for a handful of dollars. A game they cannot possibly win. We call these people conmen, but when Big Pharma plays the same shell game with billions of dollars we instead call them businessmen. Oxfam…

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Big Pharma’s Defense Doesn’t Add Up

Some people in the United States ask, with skepticism, why the prices of prescription drugs keep climbing at steady rates. The amount of money that goes into the pharmaceutical industry from revenue seems disproportionate when compared to the income of the people who use prescription drugs. There is more than one instance where the price…

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Big Pharma Paying for Role in Opioid Crisis

A big pharmaceutical company is finally having to pay for some of the misery it has caused. The people behind Purdue Pharma, who many believe are primarily responsible for driving the opioid epidemic in the United States, will have to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit related to their illicit marketing…

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Eli Lilly Lowers Insulin Price, However to Drug is Still Unaffordable for Most

Eli Lilly has been receiving a lot of negative attention in the news lately due to some lawsuits about product safety and kickback schemes, but the big pharma company hopes to get a more positive reaction to their newest statement. The company has announced that they plan to lower the costs of one of their…

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The Senate Grills Big Pharma Over Price-Gouging But Solves Nothing

On Tuesday, February 26th, a Senate congressional panel lampooned the CEOs of 7 top pharmaceutical giants like Johnson-Johnson, Sanofi, Astra-Zeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, for evident price-gouging of their U.S. constituents. Senator Ron Wyden, Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, Senator Steve Daines, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Senator Johnny Isakson, among others, let the big pharmacy businesses know…

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