The Globe and Mail
By Eric Reguly
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump were outraged last fall when Turing Pharmaceuticals jacked up the price of Daraprim, a drug used to fight parasitic infections often found in AIDS patients, to $750 (all currency in U.S. dollars) a pill from $13.50. … Continue to Article-->
Electronic prescriptions became mandatory in the state of New York at the end of last month. The shift away from handwritten, paper prescriptions was sparked by prescription opioid abuse. It also aims to reduce prescription errors and integrate prescription information into electronic medical records.
As of April 2014, … Continue to Article-->
A recent press release by PharmacyChecker.com reminded us we haven’t posted for a while about how to go about finding a safe international online pharmacy. As drug prices continue to go up, consumers are forced to pay more out of pocket for them, which means this virtual lifeline to affordable medicine has never been more … Continue to Article-->
By Robert Weissman
Apart from the weapons makers, Big Pharma may be the most government-dependent industry in America.
That’s why Big Pharma spends more on lobbying than any other industry, by far. In 2015, the pharmaceutical companies spent 50 percent more on lobbying than the runner-up … Continue to Article-->
Did you know your tax dollars support research that leads to drugs priced so high Americans can’t afford them? We think this is wrong and we urge you to help us speak out about this issue.
RxRights signed on to a letter to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last week, along with 10 other public interest … Continue to Article-->