Pharma

true crime

Martin Shkreli Seems to Be Running His Company from Prison with an Illegal Phone

Looks like Pharma Bro somehow just screwed himself over—again.
Allie Conti
3.7.19
AMBIEN

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.
Justin Caffier
5.30.18
LGBTQ health

Shortages of Injectable Estrogen Are Screwing Over Trans Women

"If they’re not compelled to serve us with this thing we need, what are we going to do?”
Steven Blum
3.23.18
healthcare

A Game-Changing New Cancer Treatment Is Cripplingly Expensive

“I’ve already relapsed. It's not a last hope for anyone if you can’t afford it.”
Nick Keppler
3.2.18
healthcare

Trump's Not Protecting Sick People, He's Protecting Pharma Companies

We don't need the "right to try" laws Trump mentioned in his State of the Union.
Jason Silverstein
1.31.18
Pharma

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.
Michael Byrne
1.19.18
mental health

Should We Be Putting Lithium in Our Water?

Trace amounts of the element has been linked to lower levels of crime and suicide.
Jesse Hicks
10.5.17
White-collar crime

Martin Shkreli Is on Trial for the Wrong Thing

While the feds try to convict Pharma Bro for lying to fellow millionaires, it's still perfectly legal to jack up the prices of lifesaving drugs.
Allie Conti
7.20.17
Weed

Big Pharma Wants a Monopoly On One of Weed's Key Medicinal Compounds

Corporate lobbyists in more than 20 states are currently pushing to make sure the pharmaceutical industry has the only legal supply of CBD.
David Bienenstock
6.13.17
united states of addiction

Ohio Is Suing 5 Drug Companies for Lying About Opioid Painkillers

The companies downplayed their addictiveness and exaggerated their effectiveness, the suit alleges.
Amber Brenza
6.1.17
Festival Harm Reduction

We Tried to Figure Out When Your Drug Stash Will Expire

For that moment you dig out a baggie from god knows when.
Michelle Malia
5.11.17
Meducation

Pharma Reps Are Basically Bribing Your Doctor, Study Confirms

It changes what drugs they prescribe.
Jessica Migala
5.2.17
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