Pharma

LGBTQ health

Shortages of Injectable Estrogen Are Screwing Over Trans Women

"If they’re not compelled to serve us with this thing we need, what are we going to do?”
Steven Blum
3.23.18
healthcare

A Game-Changing New Cancer Treatment Is Cripplingly Expensive

“I’ve already relapsed. It's not a last hope for anyone if you can’t afford it.”
Nick Keppler
3.2.18
healthcare

Trump's Not Protecting Sick People, He's Protecting Pharma Companies

We don't need the "right to try" laws Trump mentioned in his State of the Union.
Jason Silverstein
1.31.18
mental health

Should We Be Putting Lithium in Our Water?

Trace amounts of the element has been linked to lower levels of crime and suicide.
Jesse Hicks
10.5.17
united states of addiction

Ohio Is Suing 5 Drug Companies for Lying About Opioid Painkillers

The companies downplayed their addictiveness and exaggerated their effectiveness, the suit alleges.
Amber Brenza
6.1.17
Festival Harm Reduction

We Tried to Figure Out When Your Drug Stash Will Expire

For that moment you dig out a baggie from god knows when.
Michelle Malia
5.11.17
Meducation

Pharma Reps Are Basically Bribing Your Doctor, Study Confirms

It changes what drugs they prescribe.
Jessica Migala
5.2.17
Meducation

Your Last Prescription Might Just Be a Guess

A new study finds that 16 percent of off-label antidepressant use is backed by actual research.
Denny Watkins
2.22.17
Meducation

The Medical Mystery Behind America's Best-Selling Hair-loss Drug

A New York judge selected cases to represent the 1,400 men who have filed suit against drugmaker Merck, alleging that its hair-restoration pill stole their manhood and wrecked their minds. Will science ever nail what's really going on?
Lisa Marshall
11.21.16