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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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A Stern Warning for Big Pharma

America is great, unless you get sick. This is a common remark that most people in the US firmly believe. The pharmaceutical companies are notorious for destroying lives rather than to save them due to their exorbitant price tags. Now, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has vowed to change the pharmaceutical price gouging…

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Pfizer Loses Landmark Case

Big pharmaceuticals are not known for rolling over when a generic drug maker encroaches on the territory of their prized super drug patents. They have carried out huge, long, and costly court case battles to defend these lucrative drugs for decades. Pfizer now could be called the poster child for this unswerving corporate determination. They…

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Big Pharma Is On The Ropes In The State Of Colorado

Purdue Pharma L.P. has had better days in its existence. Right now the company faces a mounting number of lawsuits from various entities over its drug known as Oxycontin. You have likely heard of the drug even if you have never personally used it. It is a commonly prescribed painkiller that critics say is highly…

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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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Americans Deserve Access to Safe and Affordable Medication

People in the U.S. spend more money on medications than consumers in any other part of the world. Huffington Post published the alarming statistic that 25 percent of Americans are struggling to afford their daily medications. Healthline reports that Canada sells medications for as much as 40 to 60 percent less than U.S. prices. That’s why…

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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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