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Trump nominates former drug company executive Alex Azar as next Health and Human Services secretary

(CNBC)  President Donald Trump said Monday that he will nominate former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar as secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. IAzar, 50, had until last January served as president of the American arm of drug giant Eli Lilly and Company. The Yale Law graduate Azar also had served as general counsel of HHS […]

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Big Pharma billionaire arrested, charged with conspiracy and bribery of doctors – Natural News

(Natural News) I almost never thought I’d see the day when a Big Pharma founder and owner was finally arrested for running a criminal drug cartel, but that day has arrived. “Federal authorities arrested the billionaire founder and owner of Insys Therapeutics Thursday on charges of bribing doctors and pain clinics into prescribing the company’s fentanyl […]

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Trump calls for lower drug prices, fewer regulations in meeting with pharmaceutical executives

(CitizensOutpost) President Trump met with top pharmaceutical company leaders on Tuesday, urging the lowering of “astronomical” drug prices, the decrease in regulations and for more manufacturing to come to the U.S. Trump offered no specific policies, but mentioned increasing competition and “bidding wars” as a way to bring down prices. In the past, he has lashed […]

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65% of doctors are getting cash “kickbacks” from big pharma – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Two-thirds of Americans are currently in the care of a physician that is being paid by a drug company, and they may not even realize it. A study conducted by Genevieve Pham-Kanter, Ph.D., surveyed more than 3,500 adults and linked their doctors to data from Open Payments, a government website that reports pharmaceutical […]

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Prescription opioid deaths surpass gun-related deaths… Big Pharma literally killing more people than GUNS – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) The opioid epidemic in America is killing more people than guns and the blame rests squarely on Big Pharma. Until 2007, the number of deaths by firearm was five times greater than those caused by overdoses, but in 2015 overdose deaths surpassed gun deaths for the first time – and it looks like […]