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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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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…

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Big Corporations are the True Profiteers of the Opioid Crisis

To the relief of families who have lost loved ones to the opioid epidemic, the Trump Administration is finally addressing the crisis. In late March, President Trump introduced the three strategies he’ll use to curb drug abuse in the U.S.: increasing access to the overdose antidote, naloxone, increasing medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and rolling out a…

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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…

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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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Big Pharma: Profits Before the People

The U.S. pharmaceutical industry may provide us with life-saving drugs, but it is no friend of the people. The industry, or Big Pharma as it is often called, has a long track record of using aggressive political lobbying and unethical business practices in order to raise their prices and squeeze exorbitant amounts of money out…

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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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U.S. Seniors Struggle to Pay for Health Care More Than Other Countries

Seniors in United States- those over the age of 65, face a lot of difficulty in paying for their health care. Research indicates that the US dawdles in seniors’ health care as compared to other affluent countries. This, however, does not mean that they don’t have access to health insurance. Every US citizen over the…

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