All articles

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…

Continue reading "The Trump Administration and the War on Big Pharma"

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,…

Continue reading "Big Pharma: Extorting Cancer Patients"

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…

Continue reading "Why Big Pharma Pays Your Doctor"

What Happened to Canada Drugs and Why

Recently, a plea bargain was signed by the owners of the domain CanadaDrugs.com, handing it over to the United States government. In recent years, CanadaDrugs.com was an online pharmacy which offered many Americans their medications for a low cost through a safe and effective means. CanadaDrugs’ owners also operated a wholesale business, under an unrelated…

Continue reading "What Happened to Canada Drugs and Why"

Is Big Pharma Ripping Off Seniors?

In this world of confusion, one thing is clear: Big Pharma is ripping off seniors. Monopolies that are run by people with seemingly endless bankrolls are jacking up the price of medications for the elderly at an alarming rate. There has never been more of a need to revamp the medical insurance system in the United…

Continue reading "Is Big Pharma Ripping Off Seniors?"

Big Pharma Watch: Senate Report Says Opioid Company Mislead Patients and Insurers

Big Pharma is once again in hot water with the U.S. government for its overly aggressive — and possibly illegal — marketing of opioids. The results of a Senate investigation released in early September detail how Arizona-based pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics consistently lied and misled insurance companies to increase sales of a painkiller containing the powerful…

Continue reading "Big Pharma Watch: Senate Report Says Opioid Company Mislead Patients and Insurers"

Big Pharma: Cashing in on Cancer

There’s little doubt that the pharmaceutical industry has brought many life-saving medications to people throughout the world. Unfortunately, this industry also has a dark side. Big Pharma’s relentless search for ever-increasing profits has betrayed many who were vulnerable and seriously ill. The Plot: Destroying Cancer Drugs in Order to Raise the Price In a James Bond movie,…

Continue reading "Big Pharma: Cashing in on Cancer"

Is Big Pharma Losing Their Muscle?

Conventionally, working your way to the top is way easier than maintaining the position up there. Many forces, legitimate or not, work towards beating you for that coveted position. Individuals, small business enterprises, and even the multinational corporations are subject to this process, which seems to be part of a life curve. There is a…

Continue reading "Is Big Pharma Losing Their Muscle?"

Hiding Data: Big Pharma’s Dirty Secret

When you take medication to lower your blood pressure, fight an infection or help stabilize your blood sugar, there are some important facts you should consider. The research that went into developing those medications could be inadequate, spun, suppressed or outright falsified. Hiding data is one of Big Pharma’s dirty secrets that could be affecting…

Continue reading "Hiding Data: Big Pharma’s Dirty Secret"

Big Pharma Has Been Lining The Pockets Of Trump’s FDA Pick

Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Scott Gottlieb to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Observers have noted the possible conflict of interest. Dr. Gottlieb is alleged to have received millions of dollars from the pharmaceutical industry, including the manufacturers of opioid medications. On Wednesday, March 29, Trump signed an executive order creating a…

Continue reading "Big Pharma Has Been Lining The Pockets Of Trump’s FDA Pick"