Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Revolutionary’ Disability Plan Opposes Expanding Involuntary Treatment

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Candidate Bernie Sanders' 'disability rights as civil rights' plan is distinctive in its explicit inclusion of people with psychiatric disabilities and diagnoses, an orientation that runs counter to prevailing policy discourse in the U.S. 

“Sanders Seeks Ariad Data on Cancer Drug Price Hikes”

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For STAT, Ed Silverman reports on the former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' ongoing fight against pharmaceutical companies. Sanders sent Ariad Pharmaceuticals  a letter  asking for...

“Big Pharma Shells Out Big Campaign Dollars to Presidential Candidates”

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“Democratic hopeful Clinton collected the most pharma money of any candidate with $336,416 in donations, a little more than a third of the total...

“Bernie Sanders Blasts FDA Commish Nominee Califf”

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Democratic Presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders, questioned the nominee for FDA commissioner, Robert Califf, during yesterday’s Senate hearing. Sanders remarked that we need a commissioner who will stand up to the pharmaceutical companies and protect American consumers. Of Califf, he added, “with regret, I think that you are not that person.”

Experts Call on Presidential Candidates to Improve Study Transparency

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In an open letter to all US presidential candidates published Thursday in the BMJ, a group of global health care experts assert that current research regulations allow drug companies to publish incomplete and misleading results. They ask the candidates to declare whether they support improved transparency measures that would make data on drug studies publically available and open to scrutiny.

Bernie Sanders Opposes Califf for FDA Post Cites Industry Ties

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Bernie Sanders joins numerous public health groups and opposes Robert Califf's nomination to lead the FDA over industry ties.