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TPP Threatens Access to Affordable Medications for People Around the World

Ralph Neas | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics
Ralph Neas

Rather than continuing the forward momentum toward greater access to affordable medications for all, the TPP threatens to take a significant step backward by including a number of provisions that solely benefit the brand name drug industry. As drafted, the TPP will result in hundreds of billions of dollars in unnecessary spending.

The Truth About Generic Vs. Brand-Name Medications

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 02.22.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM In a recent University of Cincinnati study published in Neurology, subjects with Parkinson’s Disease were given sho...

Key Democrats Back BIO Industry Against Consumers to Delay Generic Medicines (Biosimilars)

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

Unlike for pharmaceutical drugs, there is no easy way to get FDA approval for a generic biologic product. Congress is considering an FDA reform to fix this, but it is being derailed by the BIO.

Dollars & Health: Cashing In On Generics

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Chalupa

Andy Miller, formerly a health care reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has joined Walletpop as a watch dog for all things health care and...

Generic Swap Meet

Barbara Dehn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Dehn

I understand the need to cut costs, but in my opinion, some insurance companies are practicing health care without a license. They have none of the liability and yet are part of the decision-making? What's up with that?

Pfizer May Get Into Bidding For Ranbaxy, Generic Drug Maker

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Pfizer may bid for Ranbaxy Laboratories, countering a $4.6 billion (2.4 billion pound) offer by Japan's Daiichi Sankyo for the Indi...