pharma

  1. Friday13

    Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare

    Nothing new here...just republiCons trying to suck the last nickel out of seniors in favor of "BIG PHARMA" (big donors). Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare CBO underestimates Medicare Part D savings by $4 billion due to oversight lapse
  2. D

    Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare

    Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare By Joan McCarter ################################################################################ Totally believable! When have Republicans EVER been known to help or be on the side of the elderly, the sick, the poor and the...
  3. Sassy

    So, you didn't believe me about Big Pharma?

    Riddle me this, then. Why are nursing homes getting kickbacks for prescribing their psychiatric drugs off-label for things they are not meant to do? This is the tip of the iceberg. https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2016/10/17/nursing-home-settlement-kickback-abbott/
  4. PACE

    Pharma Bro headed to jail, house arrest revoked

    Should have kept his mouth shut. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/phrama-bro-martin-shkreli-ordered-jailed-online-bounty-hillary-clinton-n801141 Social media can ruin your life.
  5. PACE

    voir dire-ing Pharma Bro's jurors must have been very entertaining

    https://harpers.org/archive/2017/09/public-enemy/ this one is priceless: Juror no. 1 - I hate him,,, Well,,, and of course, there's the juror who said he disrespected the Wu-Tang Clan.
  6. jacobfitcher

    Martin Shkreli Found Guilty On Several Counts Of Fraud

    After five days of deliberations, jurors have found Martin Shkreli guilty on three charges of fraud and not guilty on five charges. Shkreli faces jail time, though legal experts say he’ll likely receive far less than the maximum 20-year sentence he would have faced had he been found guilty of...
  7. Madeline

    Trump's FDA Tackles Big Pharma On Opioid Crisis

    It would be difficult for the Trump FDA to do worse than the Obama FDA has done, as to the opioid crisis. This is very encouraging news, although far more needs doing...
  8. Babba

    Pharma's Nice Little Racket

    I swear these people have no conscience. I don't have a problem with anyone making big money as long as it's not done underhandedly and viciously. It seems the price of the antidote for opioid overdose in recent years has risen $.92 a dose to $15 a dose and the auto-injector version is up to...
  9. Kontrary

    The outrageous way pharma have bribed doctors to prescribe

    You Won't Believe the Outrageous Ways Big Pharma Has Bribed Doctors to Shill Drugs | Alternet Still, here are some of the ways Pharma managed to get drugs into your medicine cabinet when the financial excess bestowed on doctors was tolerated: 1) Blue Cross Blue Shield said that Pfizer jetted...
  10. L

    One striking chart shows why pharma companies are fighting legal marijuana

    By Christopher Ingraham July 13 There's a body of research showing that painkiller abuse and overdose are lower in states with medical marijuana laws. These studies have generally assumed that when medical marijuana is available, pain patients are increasingly choosing pot over powerful and...
  11. L

    How an army of DC Pharma lobbyists have locked in one of the biggest ripoff schemes i

    After an 18-month investigation into the high cost of Gilead’s hepatitis C drug Sovaldi—initially listed at $84,000 for a course of treatment or $1,000 per pill—the Senate Finance Committee said the prices did not reflect the cost of research and development and that Gilead cared about “revenue”...
  12. PACE

    Pharma Boy gets subpoenaed to appear before Congress

    Ought to thank his lucky stars, word on the street is he was about to get subpoenaed to appear before the Congress over in Long Beach. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/21/business/dealbook/congress-subpoenas-martin-shkreli-over-drug-prices.html?_r=0
  13. PACE

    Pharma Boy gets trial delayed after firing legal staff

    There are people who are so slimy, they belong in a sewer, not a prison. The government's case is "fiction"?? He's been taking too many of his own medication Shkreli gets court date delayed after firing lawyers | Ars Technica
  14. PACE

    Pharma Bro makes 1080% on penny stock he bought yesterday

    KaloBios soars 800% after Martin Shkreli takes control - MarketWatch But Turing losses are 14.6 million for the last quarter. 27 Million YTD. CEO Martin Shkreli?s Company Reports $14.6 Million Third-Quarter Loss | GOOD What is this called? "capitalistic jihad" Regards Pace
  15. PACE

    Pharma Bro gets slapped down in Reddit's "Ask me anything" session

    A real doctor gave him the scientific background behind the drug he purchased and hiked to the point of extortion of the general public, The doctor who is from India, knows the drug, the treatment, the mechanisms of the drug and simply cites that Turing's brand is simply "not worth it"...
  16. PACE

    Bernie Sanders rejects donation from Turing Pharma's own Gordon Gecko

    Bernie Sanders rejects donation from ?poster boy for drug company greed? Martin Shkreli Kid donates the max, it's rejected, Go Bernie!!! Regards Pace
  17. publius3

    Pharma Pricing

    It's likely going to be an issue in this upcoming election. Turing Pharmaceuticals based at 1177 6th Avenue (a business neighborhood of mine). They bought the rights to Daraprim and jacked the price from under $15 per pill to $750 per pill. That little cretin Martin Shkreli, a Jim...
  18. Khimary

    Pharma companies bribe doctors!

    There’s a news that the Pharmaceutical companies paid doctors roughly $380 million in speaking and consulting fees. So we can see that they’re making doctors not trying heal people, but trying to sell those meds which they would not prescribe to people...
  19. bajisima

    New database reveals payments from big pharma to doctors and hospitals

    A new database that has been set up to have insight into the financial aspects of the medical industry is showing billions of dollars funneled by the big pharmaceutical companies to doctors and hospitals all over the country in just the last 5 months. "The release could be viewed two ways...
  20. Dr Sampson Simpson

    Big pharma vs big placebo

    Big Pharma vs. Big Placebo | The Skeptical Libertarian | Blog Yup, organics/alternative medicine is a big bucks industry so please don't act like sources from organic/natural websites are legit while actual science is just evil big pharma propaganda. THe propaganda is all those bullshit...