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The Rising Cost of Insulin

Insulin is a hormone that sends a message for your other cells to open up and metabolize the glucose in your blood. It is normally produced in the pancreas unless you have Type 1 diabetes and are dependent upon high-grade prescription insulin. The failure to treat Type 1 diabetes will result in death. Insulin is…

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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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We Need Your Help! Please Take This Campaign for Personal Importation Survey

The Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation needs your input! Please take a few minutes (should take no more than 5 minutes) to share your feedback in the annual Personal Prescription Importation Survey. TAKE THE SURVEY HERE These surveys are critical for helping to share the realities of safe and affordable personal prescription importation with Congressional leaders and…

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Ghostwriting in Medical Journals

The medical profession in America faces complex challenges in the 21st century. Medical Ghostwriting is a challenge that threatens the credibility and integrity of professional medical publications and highly trained medical providers. HISTORY OF GHOSTWRITING The phenomenon of ghostwriting is not new. Fiction writers and autobiographers often enlist the services of a ghostwriter to enhance the quality…

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Big Pharma Under Fire Again

The opioid epidemic has caused much devastation throughout the country, shattering lives and ruining families. One of the more heartbreaking consequences of the epidemic is the effect that it has had on newborn children whose mothers took opioids during the course of their pregnancy. These children have experienced withdrawal symptoms after they have been born…

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Doctors Paid 2.5 Million to Promote Questionable Contraceptive

Christina Potts was trying to find a method for permanent birth control when her physician gave her only one option, Essure. The device prevents sperm from reaching the egg and is placed in the fallopian tubes. The procedure left her fatigued, in terrible pain and led to a hysterectomy. To rid herself of Essure, her…

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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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Big Pharma Backing Off Superbug Fight

Another serious blow has occurred in the fight against infections that are threatening numerous lives. One of the largest drug manufacturers in the world has just waved the proverbial white flag. According to Novartis, they are ending their research regarding antivirals to prioritize their research. This statement was made on Wednesday after Glaxo or GlaxoSmithKline…

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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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