Guns, Strippers, and Fancy Dinners: How One Opioid Company Bribed Doctors to Prescribe Fentanyl
“Would you like to get a bite to eat? Somewhere spectacular! Maybe shoot guns before?”
An opioid distributor and its execs were just charged with drug trafficking
“Today’s charges should send shockwaves throughout the pharmaceutical industry," said the DEA special agent
This Algorithm Finds Ways to Make Life-Saving Drugs While Avoiding Patents
The researchers expect the algorithm will be used to both create stronger patents and navigate around existing pharmaceutical patents.
Compromised Ethics Run Rampant in Nutrition Research
Marion Nestle's new book lays out a disturbing reality about food studies.
Paul D. Thacker
Big Pharma's Opioid Greed Was Even Worse Than We Thought
"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
23andMe Sold Access to Your DNA Library to Big Pharma, But You Can Opt Out
23andMe customers can opt out of the program, but that misses the point.
We Asked People to Share the Craziest Things They've Done on Ambien
They told us stories about cutting holes in walls, Chewbacca, and shaved pubic hair. No racist tweets, though.
We Asked Inmates How Martin Shkreli Will Get Treated in Prison
The infamous pharma bro just asked to be placed in a minimum-security "camp" facility. Here's what current federal prisoners think he has coming.
New 'Reactionware' 3D Printing System Spits Out Pharmaceuticals On-Demand
The door is open for making drugs on-site in doctors' offices, or even in space.
Big Pharma Spent Millions to Curb Talk of High Drug Prices
Last year, the pharma industry’ biggest trade group raised a fortune to change the conversation about drug pricing.
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
You'll No Longer Need a Prescription to Get Viagra in the UK
The manufacturer was coy about whether the US is next.
Maryland Has a Plan to Fight Soaring Drug Prices
It could provide a cut-and-paste model for the rest of the country to follow.