October 22, 2014
You might recall us asking you to sign a petition a while back opposing the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) bid to control the .pharmacy domain. Thank you to all who supported this effort. We gathered a total of 24,349 signatures! Lee Graczyk, lead organizer for RxRights, recently traveled to Los Angeles … Continue to Article-->
October 15, 2014
A September Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs poll found that the high cost of medicine compels Americans to take unnecessary health risks and forces families to make impossible choices, such as having to decide whether to buy medication or groceries. Generic drugs have long provided an alternative for cash-strapped … Continue to Article-->
October 9, 2014
We are troubled by the scare tactics used in a recent post on Congress Blog by Jim Dahl, a board member from the group Partnership for Safe Medicine, titled "Stopping the spread of counterfeit drugs and illegal Internet pharmacies." While it's true that consumers need to use caution when choosing an online pharmacy, there … Continue to Article-->
October 7, 2014
60 Minutes October 5, 2014 Lesley Stahl discovers the shock and anxiety of a cancer diagnosis can be followed by a second jolt: the astronomical price of cancer drugs. See a transcript of the show. … Continue to Article-->
October 1, 2014
By Chad Terhune, Noam N. Levey, Sandra Poindexter Los Angeles Times Pulling the curtain back on long-hidden industry relationships, the federal government revealed that U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals had $3.5 billion worth of financial ties with drug and medical-device makers in the last five months of 2013. The … 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 ...