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The High Cost of Your Health

Paying for adequate health care has always been a major cost of living, but recent years have seen soaring medical costs for many Americans. An increased focus on precautionary testing and the proliferation of expensive procedures such as MRI scanning have contributed significantly to this trend. A modern MRI scanner can cost $1.8 million or … Continue reading The High Cost of Your Health

There's No Rx for the Bad Taste Big Pharma Leaves In Our Mouths

When the CEO of Turin Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli, grinned duplicitously at the camera during an interview after he and his company astronomically raised the price of Daraprim, which is a drug used to treat Toxoplasma gondii infections, more than 5,000 fold, there was a sharp and immediate backlash. “Pharma Bro,” however, isn’t the only CEO, … Continue reading There's No Rx for the Bad Taste Big Pharma Leaves In Our Mouths

National Survey Shows Large Support of Personal Importation

Americans spent $310 billion on various medications in 2015. Millions of people across the United States have been impacted by the rapid price increase of prescription drugs. Those who have not been directly impacted most likely have a friend or family member who is paying far too much for their medication. These high prices have … Continue reading National Survey Shows Large Support of Personal Importation

Patents Versus The People: Big Pharma's Game

The pharmaceutical market is one that has been quickly evolving over the past decade, and it’s not in a way that’s favorable or beneficial to patients. In fact, some patients have been knocked right out of the ability to buy medication that can save their lives. Some medications have jumped in price to as much … Continue reading Patents Versus The People: Big Pharma's Game

Big Pharma's Newest Scare Campaign

Ads for medication and healthcare services used to be friendly and compassionate. Now it seems as if the majority of providers and manufacturers are into scaring the citizens to sell their products. Big Pharma has released a string of unnerving and disturbing commercials that are geared toward extracting an immediate reaction. The desired reaction: Terrified … Continue reading Big Pharma's Newest Scare Campaign

Big Pharma's High Prices Pay for Their Pharmaceutical Ads

The news has been filled with stories about the price of various drugs being raised regularly by the large pharmaceutical companies that make them. In many cases, the price of these drugs is so high that people with average incomes cannot afford to buy them if they do not have health insurance. There are even … Continue reading Big Pharma's High Prices Pay for Their Pharmaceutical Ads

Big, Bad Pharma: An Unnecessary Evil

Big Pharma, or the pharmaceutical industry’s giant corporations, have earned record profits, falsified clinical trial data and corrupted the healthcare industry according to many industry critics including a recent report posted on Globalresearch.ca.[1] The industry’s story parallels the history of other corporate monopolies such as Big Oil, the Railroad Industry, Big Agriculture, banking interests and … Continue reading Big, Bad Pharma: An Unnecessary Evil

The EpiPen Scandal: Big, Bad Pharma Is At It Again

As if medications aren’t expensive enough, big pharmaceutical companies are raising prices once again. This time, it’s for the EpiPen. This is a device that is needed by those who suffer from severe allergic reactions. They are often used with children who experience a reaction while at school as this is one of the places … Continue reading The EpiPen Scandal: Big, Bad Pharma Is At It Again

The Sad Truth: Big Hikes On Drug Prices Within USA

The high price of drugs in the United States has been a popular topic during the past two decades. However, the situation has become significantly worse since 2011. The past five years have seen a 100 percent increase in the prices of four of the country’s top 10 most popular drugs. This has helped contribute … Continue reading The Sad Truth: Big Hikes On Drug Prices Within USA

The Truth Behind Big Pharma's Spending

The price of name-brand drugs in the United States has been a hot topic of conversation for many years. However, the problem is now much worse than it has ever been before. The prices that some companies are charging for their drugs are now so expensive that even people with a decent income will have … Continue reading The Truth Behind Big Pharma's Spending

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