Stop Crony Healthcare Archives

  • Jul 10, 2019 0

    FDA Just Approved the World’s Most Expensive Drug

    …that will cost $2.1 million. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a gene therapy drug for a form of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Novartis is pricing the drug, Zolgensma, at $2.125 million, or $425,000 per year for five years. The drug is meant to treat children under 2...

  • Jun 27, 2019 0

    Carcinogens Found in Heart Drug

    More evidence that the drug approval process is completely broken. A pharmacy recently alerted the FDA to the presence of a cancer-causing chemical in the popular blood-pressure drug valsartan, putting millions of patients at risk. Incredibly, this isn’t even the first time dangerous chemica...

  • Jun 27, 2019 0

    FDA Allows Carcinogens In Popular Drugs

    More evidence that the drug approval process is completely broken. A pharmacy recently alerted the FDA to the presence of a cancer-causing chemical in the popular blood-pressure drug valsartan, putting millions of patients at risk. Incredibly, this isn’t even the first time dangerous chemica...

  • May 28, 2019 5

    Tell FDA to Make Men’s Testosterone Therapy Even Safer!

    A message from Dr. Jonathan Wright. Action Alert! Last month Green Medicine Newsletter reported about the latest FDA-financed attack1 on bio-identical hormones (“BHRT”). When people hear the initials “BHRT”, they think of hormone replacement for women, which include estrogens...

  • May 28, 2019 0

    5G: Great Tech or Great Threat?

    Despite lack of testing, 5G is being launched in neighborhoods nationwide. Action Alert! Recently, Verizon announced it would launch the next generation of wireless technology in dozens of cities by the end of 2019. The technology has already launched in Chicago and Minneapolis, and t...

  • May 28, 2019 0

    5G: The Next Big Public Health Experiment

    Despite lack of testing, 5G is being launched in neighborhoods nationwide. Action Alert! Recently, Verizon announced it would launch the next generation of wireless technology in dozens of cities by the end of 2019. The technology has already launched in Chicago and Minneapolis, and t...

  • May 10, 2019 0

    Statins Work…for Less Than Half of Patients

    Want to flip a coin on your health? Researchers assessing the effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs found that they didn’t work for 51% of the 165,000 patients studied (statins have to reduce LDL cholesterol levels by 40% after two years to be considered effective). ...

  • Apr 25, 2019 0

    New Treatment Slashes Autism Symptoms

    A promising treatment has shown remarkable success in treating autism—but will the FDA turn it into a Big Pharma blockbuster? Action Alert! Recently we reported on the advancements in research regarding fecal microbiota transplants (FMT), which harness the power of the gut microbiom...

  • Apr 25, 2019 0

    Will FDA Turn Natural Autism Treatment Into Drug?

    A promising treatment has shown remarkable success in treating autism—but will the FDA turn it into a Big Pharma blockbuster? Action Alert! Recently we reported on the advancements in research regarding fecal microbiota transplants (FMT), which harness the power of the gut microbiom...

  • Apr 10, 2019 0

    Taxpayer-funded HIV Treatment Making Big Profits for Big Pharma

    And we wonder why health care costs are so high. Action Alert! Researchers using government funds have found a novel way of using an old prescription drug to prevent HIV infection. But once again, the government is allowing the pharmaceutical industry to reap the benefits of publicly-...