Massive Scandal: FDA Grants Exclusive Coronavirus Drug Monopoly Rights

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams -

As healthcare providers across the U.S. desperately attempt to treat a rapidly growing number of patients with the coronavirus, a pharmaceutical company with ties to the Trump administration has [...]

Why Are Drug Prices Rising So Much?

By Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams -

Corporations' quest for profits is what "is driving up drug prices and nothing more." That's according to Dennis Bourdette, M.D., chair of neurology in the Oregon Health and Science University [...]

The Killing Fields Of American Health Care

By David Penner, Dissident Voice. -

American health care is being crushed under the iron heel of a cabal of ruthless and merciless robber barons. Indeed, this primitive and backward system continues to be a source of horrendous [...]

How Slick Consulting Firms Get Us On Drugs

By Martha Rosenberg, Intrepid Report. -

Ninety-one people a day die from opioids and 1,000 visit ERs in the US, according to the CDC. How did opioid makers get such a deathly grip on the US population? Recently, the New York Times [...]

US Withholding $5 Billion Of Medical Supplies In ‘Criminal’ Measure

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis. -

Merida – The US government is withholding US $5 billion which was meant for the purchase of medicines and raw materials used in medical production, President Nicolas Maduro claimed [...]

Trump’s New NAFTA Would Drive Up Drug Prices

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump set himself apart from fellow Republicans and even Hillary Clinton by advancing a protectionist trade agenda and promising to renegotiate or scrap the 1994 [...]

Taxpayers Fund Prescription Drug Research Not Pharmaceuticals

By Alexander Zaitchik, Social Security Works   -

According to a new study by a small, partly industry-funded think tank called the Center for Integration of Science and Industry (CISI), it is existentially important. No NIH funds, no new drugs, [...]