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51 – Prescription Drug Prices & Healthcare

It’s an understatement to say that prescription drugs are far too costly in the United States compared to other nations. The Pharmaceutical industries hold over our government extends far beyond lawmakers… What about those who interpret the law? A Federal judge recently ruled against a rule change put into effect by the President that would require pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose prices on televised advertisements. The judge ruled that the rule violates “1st amendment rights”. Sounds like a broad, garbage interpretation to me. What about the patient? What about the consumer? Prescription drugs are just the first dish in a platter of disaster in our American healthcare system.

Show Notes

  1. Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads
Old Howard Union

Issue Brief, 8 – End the Anti-Vaccination Movement

Show Notes

Some important links below pertaining to the Anti-Vaccination movement.

1.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5489284/

2.https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/who-are-the-anti-vaxxers/amp

3.https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/3347503002

4.https://measlesrubellainitiative.org/anti-vaccination-movement/

5.https://amp.theguardian.com/cities/2019/mar/14/are-urban-anti-vaccine-hotspots-putting-children-at-risk