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New Proposal to Show Drug Prices in Ads

There is no doubt that prescription drug policies have wreaked havoc in America. From doctors being trained to overprescribe opioids, contributing to a massive opioid epidemic to the overprescription of antibiotics leading to individuals often self-medicating to avoid costly and time-consuming visits to the doctor, pharmaceutical companies have potentially done far more to harm to…

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Why You Should Get a Flu Shot

Reasons to Get The Flu Vaccine With the arrival of autumn, the new flu shots for the winter flu season are now available. The CDC estimates that only 45 percent of Americans receive flu shots in any given year. The flu sickens up to 20 percent of the total U.S. population, resulting in more than 200,000…

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Big Pharma Exec Says he Has “Moral Requirement” to Hike Price 400%

There are thousands of horror stories of consumers being overcharged for pharmaceuticals. Unsuspecting customers arrive at the pharmacy only to find that the medicine which will make them better comes to a total bill in the thousands. People die every day not because there is no cure for what disease or ailment that they might…

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Study Shows Drug Prices Rise When In Short Supply

The cost of healthcare has been on an upward spiral. Patients decry the rising costs of insurance and a narrowing coverage spectrum. What one cannot afford in insurance premiums, he or she has to pay in out-of-pocket payments that continue to skyrocket by the day. The recent revelation by Associated Press that medicine price increment…

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The Trump Administration and the War on Big Pharma

For years, the price of health care has been rising. Along with that, the price of drugs has also been going up. This places people who need medications at a severe disadvantage. Not very many people can afford drugs without any help and help has been slowly going away. The problem has been ignored by…

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Big Pharma: Extorting Cancer Patients

Cancer is a terrible disease that afflicts the lives of many unsuspecting United States citizens. One day, they will be living a happy a healthy life. The next, they will be unable to breathe. For some, the progression of the cancer may go much slower and may even be unnoticeable for a long time. Regardless,…

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Why Big Pharma Pays Your Doctor

The Truth Behind Your Prescription If you or someone you know has been to the doctor recently for an illness or injury, it’s quite likely that you received a prescription from your doctor. Considering that doctors are pledged to aid their patients and are depicted as morally sound individuals who genuinely care for the betterment of…

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Flu Vaccines: Big Pharma’s $3 Billion a Year Money Maker

The flu vaccine is big news every year, but the flu is still a highly contagious disease that causes thousands of doctor’s visits, hospitalizations and missed days of school and work every year. While most vaccines are highly effective at preventing the spread of disease, each year’s flu vaccine is really a hit-or-miss every year.…

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It’s Not You, It’s a Broken System: Why You Keep Spending More on Health Care

Despite the fact Americans were not using any additional health care, the cost significantly increased in 2016. According to a recent report, this is due to consistently rising costs. According to the President of the Health Care Cost Institute, Niall Brennan, a conversation regarding the increases in costs in health care spending must take place…

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Doctors with Sketchy Records Paid By Drugmaker to Promote Their Pill

Most Americans think of doctors as healers, not salespeople. When patients visit a doctor, a reasonable expectation exists that the physician acts in an unbiased manner as to the diagnosis of signs and symptoms and the treatments prescribed. Patients tend to think of the doctor like a scientist dispassionately evaluating data or as a detective…

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