Tag: big pharma

22
Nov

What’s Really Behind The Rise In Prescription Drug Costs?

Over the last few years, consumers have stood by and watched in horror as multiple pharmaceutical companies have increased the prices of much needed prescription drugs. EpiPen is just one prescription in a long line that has become out of reach to those who need it the most. Prescriptions used to treat HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis C, and even kidney disease

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17
Nov

New Drug Ineffective: Why Did The FDA Approve It?

Recently, Sarepta Pharmaceuticals released a new drug designed to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This drug was approved by the FDA. Despite the initial excitement of a new drug to treat the disorder, a panel of experts from Sarepta Pharmaceuticals aren’t even sure that the drug is effective. A $300,000 Big Pharma Hoax? One of the most shocking facts behind this

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8
Nov

Does Big Pharma Have Too Much Influence Over The FDA?

The goal of the FDA is supposed to be protect individuals from being harmed by medicines, medical devices, and they even oversee recalls on food. Their very name leads most people to believe that the job of the Food and Drug Administration is to help keep citizens from being made sick or even killed by things that are sold on

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11
Apr

How Tort Reform Hurts People And Helps Big Companies

You may have heard that litigation is driving up the cost of virtually everything, and harming economic growth in the process. That is a myth. Proponents of tort reform allege that limiting the amount of money a jury can award a plaintiff in a civil suit will end frivolous lawsuits, reduce court costs and lower consumer prices for health care,

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