big pharma

Eat This

Compromised Ethics Run Rampant in Nutrition Research

Marion Nestle's new book lays out a disturbing reality about food studies.
Paul D. Thacker
11.6.18
healthcare

Big Pharma Spent Millions to Curb Talk of High Drug Prices

Last year, the pharma industry’ biggest trade group raised a fortune to change the conversation about drug pricing.
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
12.20.17
Meducation

You'll No Longer Need a Prescription to Get Viagra in the UK

The manufacturer was coy about whether the US is next.
Jesse Hicks
11.28.17
big pharma

Maryland Has a Plan to Fight Soaring Drug Prices

It could provide a cut-and-paste model for the rest of the country to follow.
Jason Silverstein
10.6.17
mental health

Risky Drugs Are Being Marketed to People With Mental Health Issues

"There is egregious overmedication with very dangerous antipsychotics for people who don't need them."
Daniel Oberhaus
8.15.17
drug pricing

Bernie Sanders Proposes Rule to Lower Prices of Drugs Developed with Tax Dollars

It would require pharma companies to charge fair prices for drugs that result from federally funded research.
Jesse Hicks
8.1.17
healthcare

How Trump's FDA Pick Will Shred the Healthcare Safety Net

Scott Gottlieb has a background in dishing hot stock tips and a bank account lined with money from drug companies.
Jason Silverstein
4.7.17
Meducation

Your Doctor is Probably Being Paid Off

A full 2/3 of people have a doctor who has accepted payments or gifts from pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Jesse Hicks
3.7.17
Meducation

What It's Like to Be a Professional Drug Hunter

And why it's remarkable that we've managed to cure anything at all.
Bob Larkin
1.18.17
healthcare

Inside Trump's Misguided Plan to Weaken the FDA

His changes will help corporations, not people.
Jason Silverstein
12.1.16
healthcare

The Final Word On Brand-Name Vs. Generic

Something to consider next time you're buying over-the-counter drugs.
Jason Silverstein
11.28.16
Ladyparts

Take Some Pills for Your Hysteria, Lady: America's Long History of Drugging Women Up

Women are twice as likely as men to be prescribed prescription drugs for depression or anxiety.
Taylor Prewitt
4.28.15