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Acetaminophen Linked to Autism and Other Neurological Disorders in Children

Acetaminophen Linked to Autism and Other Neurological Disorders in Children

Citing new studies linking the analgesic drug acetaminophen (a chemical also known as paracetamol or by brand names Tylenol and Panadol) to the development of neurological conditions such as autism, attention-deficit disorder and hyperactivity in their children, women in the United States have filed 87 lawsuits in seven states against several pharmacies that sell the […]

More Than 82 Million Doses of COVID-19 Shots Discarded in U.S. Due to Low Demand

More Than 82 Million Doses of COVID-19 Shots Discarded in U.S. Due to Low Demand

The U.S. Centers for Control and Disease Prevention (CDC) said that pharmacies, state health authorities and federal agencies in the United States discarded 82.1 million doses of COVID-19 shots between December 2020 and May 2022. The discarded doses equate to over 11 percent of the COVID vaccine doses the U.S. government distributed across the country.1 […]

Some American Companies Dropping Vaccine Mandate for Employees After Supreme Court Ruling

Some American Companies Dropping Vaccine Mandate for Employees After Supreme Court Ruling

Several large corporations across the country including Starbucks, General Electric, Intel and Adidas are dropping COVID-19 vaccine mandates and weekly testing policies.1 The policy changes came following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down COVID vaccine mandates for companies with more than 100 employees, which were put into place by the Biden administration. The administration’s […]

Pharmaceutical Industry Reaping Billions of Dollars in Profits from Coronavirus Tests

Pharmaceutical Industry Reaping Billions of Dollars in Profits from Coronavirus Tests

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials have urged widespread testing for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that is associated with COVID-19 disease. The two types of coronavirus tests used for diagnosis are laboratory tests and rapid tests, which can either be an antigen test or a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test […]

Ohio Jury Found Pharmacies Liable for Fueling the Opioid Crisis

Ohio Jury Found Pharmacies Liable for Fueling the Opioid Crisis

On Nov. 23, 2021, a federal jury in Ohio held pharmacies liable for their role in the epidemic of opioid use in America. The jury found that CVS, Walgreens and Walmart were responsible for inappropriately dispensing large amounts of opioid drugs prescribed by doctors that caused hundreds of deaths from overdoses. Rite Aid and Giant […]

Amazon, Google, Walmart and Starbucks Partnering with Local Governments to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

Amazon, Google, Walmart and Starbucks Partnering with Local Governments to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

Several major U.S. corporations are partnering with local governments and medical providers to help distribute and administer COVID-19 vaccines approved for release by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).1 Some of these corporations include Amazon, Google, Walmart, Starbucks, Honeywell, Microsoft and Costco.2 3 4 Public-Private Partnerships Between Government and […]

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