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Warning: Pharmaceutical Advertising can be Hazardous to Your Health (and Wallet)

By Jill Zorn Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro has introduced a bill called the “Responsibility in Drug Advertising Act,” which calls for a three-year moratorium on direct-to-consumer advertising of new medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This all in an effort … Continue reading

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Big Pharma: Dangerous Practices Don’t End With Martin Shkreli

By Jill Zorn Last week was not a good week for Big Pharma. The poster-boy for bad behavior, Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, was forced to back down from his outrageous price increase for a life-saving drug that AIDS patients … Continue reading

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Big Pharma:  Life Saver or Criminal Enterprise? 

By Jill Zorn  Pharmaceutical companies are being called out in fairly graphic terms for price gouging, influence peddling and deceptive, dangerous marketing practices.  Here are some recent headlines: When Crime Pays The New Mafia Too Big to Fail Drug Goes … Continue reading

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