California Senate Passes Bill Banning Drug Company Gifts to Doctors

A bill is on its way to the California Assembly that would ban drug companies from giving doctors gifts, such as airline tickets and lavish meals.


Trump’s Pick for FDA Chief Has Drug and Biotech Industry Ties

President Trump’s pick for head of the FDA, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, has deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, receiving big bucks from drug makers.


Pharma Companies Spend 19x more on Marketing than Research, and Returns are Dropping

Report shows the pharmaceutical industry is spending much less on research and development investments because they are no longer paying off.


Congress Prepares to Vote on Bill That Would Speed up Drug Approval

Under the 21st Century Cures Act, the FDA would be able to approve new drugs even faster than they are approved now. However, expediting drug approvals has proven deadly in the past.


Johnson & Johnson Sued Again over Transvaginal Mesh Marketing

The attorney general of Kentucky filed a civil lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over the way it marketed its transvaginal mesh products.


Massive $160 Billion Pharmaceutical Merger Stopped Cold

Pfizer-Allergan deal stopped cold by Obama administration. Millions of Big Pharma’s tax dollars will stay in the US as companies find it harder to dodge.


Why Have Drug Shortages Ballooned by 400% in ER’s Since 2001?

New study detailing drug shortages in ERs shows drug companies won’t produce even the most vital drugs if they can’t make a big profit from them.


Antidepressant Review Shows Big Pharma Covers Up Links to Suicide

The largest review to date of the effect of antidepressant drugs on children and teens uncovered shocking cover-ups and lies by Big Pharma.


Would You Swallow a Data-Tracking Big Pharma “Smart” Pill?

Big Pharma is spending like never before ‘smart pills’ with a microscopic device that relays ‘health data’ to a patch worn by the patient.


Unsettling Truth: Most Clinical Trials are Funded by Big Pharma

Most clinical trials are now funded by Big Pharma instead of NIH or other third parties. Concerns exist about drug safety, bias, and conflicts of interest.


Friend of Monsanto, Pfizer Tries to Dodge $35 Billion Tax Bill

Big Pharma giant Pfizer plans to slip under the IRS’s radar and dodge an estimated $35 million tax bill by merging with a foreign company.


Big Pharma Gets Wounded in China from Slashed Drug Costs

As citizens suffer in China, it seems that drug prices are being slashed where it hurts – in Big Pharma’s collective wallet. Will the price gouging stop?


Senator Urges CDC: Study Marijuana, Help End Painkiller Epidemic

Senator Elizabeth Warren urges CDC to study medical marijuana as a means for stopping epidemic of addiction to pharmaceutical narcotics.


What Does Obama’s Appointee for Next FDA Commissioner Mean for Us?

What does Robert Califf becoming new commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration mean? It means the FDA has officially been bought by Big Pharma.


Bernie Sanders Opposes New Big Pharma-Loved FDA Leader

Despite attempts by several senators to block his nomination, Dr. Robert Califf was named the new head of the FDA on Wednesday.


Merck Executive Explains Why Drug Prices Are Out of Control

Kenneth Frazier, a chief executive of Merck, wants you to know why drug prices have gotten so out of hand. And we will tell you some real reasons.


Hillary Clinton is ROLLING in Big Cash from her ‘Big Enemy’ – Big Pharma

Hillary Clinton is proud to name Big Pharma as one of her enemies…yet she accepts hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from the industry.