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500 Rx Drugs Have Increased Their Price Since January 1st

Drugmakers rang in the new decade with a 5% price increase on nearly 500 of their products, which has left U.S citizens and their insurance companies in an unhealthy situation. More pharmacy companies are expected to report price increases in the coming months. The most widely used medicine in the world, Humira, is among the myriad…

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1 in 8 People With Heart Conditions Avoid or Ration Meds Due to Cost

It may seem surprising in the wealthiest country in the history of the world. In America today many individuals who suffer from heart disease report that they are not taking the prescribed medications over worries about the cost of them. This phenomenon is dangerous and can actually lead to higher costs over time for these…

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Some Critical Information that Big Pharma Doesn’t Want You To Know

For the past couple of years, the various pharmaceutical companies around the world have been actively spreading a deceptive story to justify the increasing and exorbitant prices of drugs, vaccines, and other diagnostics. These pharma companies make people believe that everything they produce is something that your body needs, so you have no other recourse…

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The Abuse Of Patents By Big Pharma Has Resulted In Exorbitant Prices For Prescription Drugs

The Pitfall of American Patents The willingness of the pharmaceutical industry to abuse the American patent system is having severe consequences on the patients. The cost of healthcare and prescription medications in America is much higher than in other countries. This is a direct result of big pharma abusing the American patent system. If Biosimilars and…

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What Would Trumpcare Look Like?

President Trump is constantly talking about repealing the (ACA) Affordable Care Act. Despite the fact that the last thing the Republicans on Capitol Hill want is yet another public debate, President Trump is promising the country a spectacular health plan. According to Kellyanne Conway, there may be an announcement regarding the issue in September. The…

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Big Pharma’s Opioid Lawsuits: Who Gets the Money

After reaching settlements with other opioid prescription drug manufacturers (Teva and Purdue Pharma, for $85 million and $270 million respectively), the state of Oklahoma has been handed down a favorable decision by an Oklahoma federal judge against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson. As part of the judge’s decision, Johnson & Johnson has been held culpable…

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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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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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Big Pharma Is Paying Patient Advocacy Groups to Oppose Medicare Changes

What’s going on between Big Pharma, Capitol Hill, lobbyists, and the masses? There’s something going on between Big Pharma (major pharmaceutical companies), advocacy organizations, the general public, and lawmakers. For some people the details are a little too foggy, and they feel like the situation is too important to let mystery get involved. The overall situation…

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