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Popular Heartburn Drugs Contain Chemical Linked to Cancer

by Staff Blogger | September 17th, 2019

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), low levels of a cancer-causing contaminant have been detected in a heartburn treatment medication called Zantac. The FDA is advising patients who take the over-the-counter versions of the medication to switch to a different medication. However, patients who take prescription versions of the drug should talk

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We Don’t Let Big Pharmaceutical Companies Harm Innocent People without Consequences

by Staff Blogger | September 10th, 2019

The prescription drug industry is one of the biggest global industries. Many of the largest and most profitable companies in the world are pharmaceutical companies. And while drug companies are often valued at billions of dollars, they spend huge amounts of money to research and develop new drugs to continue increasing their profits. Because they

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HIV and STD Prevention Medications Linked to Kidney and Bone Problems

by Staff Blogger | September 3rd, 2019

To reduce the risk of contracting STDs, some people take a class of drugs called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The drugs are meant to be taken daily for maximum effectiveness, but studies show that daily doses can have harmful effects. PrEP medications contain an ingredient called tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and it has been linked to the

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Oklahoma Judge Finds Johnson & Johnson Guilty of Fueling Opioid Crisis

by Staff Blogger | August 27th, 2019

Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has been ordered by an Oklahoma judge to pay $572 million in a landmark ruling over the company’s role in the state’s opioid crisis. According to CBS News, it’s one of the biggest monetary awards in U.S. history. The judge said that the company bears responsibility for the state’s opioid

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