ACTION: Treat Patients, Not PhRMA Tricks

By: Friday November 6, 2009 3:02 pm

Help Medical Students Fight PhMRA for affordable generics with their POP video: 1) Click here to automatically Tweet about this video 2) Post to your Facebook Page 3) Copy and paste this to your FB status: Beat PhRMA! Votes on health care tomorrow. Watch this video and share: 4) Rate and favorite this video [...]


Eshoo, AMSA, and Me: A Visit to the Senate to Stop Pro-PhRMA Bill

By: Thursday November 5, 2009 3:16 pm

I had the best time last week for Halloween. I went to the Senate on behalf of POP with the medical students from AMSA who first alerted me to the problems in Anna Eshoo’s (D-PhRMA) bill, which would grant monopolies on expensive, lifesaving biologic drugs and keep them from ever becoming generics. Eshoo’s bill will [...]

House Health Care Bill: A Death Sentence for My Fellow Breast Cancer Survivors

By: Thursday October 29, 2009 12:30 pm

There was much celebration on Capitol Hill today with the announcement of the new House health care bill. For myself, as a three-time breast cancer survivor, there was tremendous sadness and disappointment in the Speaker. Nancy Pelosi made a choice with regard to the lifesaving biologic drugs I took when I was in chemotherapy-drugs that [...]

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