August 29, 2014
ProPublica By Charles Ornstein It's not easy being an educated health care consumer. I was reminded of this when I went to refill a prescription this month for an asthma and allergy medication for my 9-month-old son, Holden. The first time I filled his prescription for Montelukast granules — the generic version … Continue to Article-->
August 27, 2014
As we mentioned last week, domain registrar easyDNS was getting pressure from the FDA to shut down a pharmacy website. In the end, easyDNS took the site down and then modified its policy on such matters in a way that is favorable to consumers who depend on access to safe and affordable imported prescription drugs. Techdirt … Continue to Article-->
August 19, 2014
There have been some interesting developments regarding the take down of online pharmacy domains lately. Over the weekend, the FDA asked easyDNS, a website registrar, to take a pharmacy website down based on reports that someone died after ordering a controlled substance from the site. We consider this an appropriate … Continue to Article-->
August 11, 2014
We’ve been rallying our base of supporters in the last months to make some noise to help counter the FDA's proposed rule to allow for the seizure and destruction of personally imported medicine. Thank you for to those who have taken action! You have sent letters to newspapers, senators, and other government … Continue to Article-->
August 8, 2014
Hospitals & Health Networks By Emily Friedman Several years ago, during a contract dispute between professional athletes and team owners (it involved baseball, basketball or football — it's difficult to keep these conflicts straight), a sports broadcaster noted the widespread public apathy about the situation and … Continue to Article-->
Consumers should follow some basic best practices for choosing safe and legitimate online pharmacies from which to order prescription drugs.
New York Times
By Elisabeth Rosenthal
The first sign of trouble came when Dr. Barry Lindenberg, a cardiologist, received a three-page ...