May 22, 2018
"Now, at long last, American patients and their families can have hope that a life-saving drug will no longer be denied to them because of bureaucratic barriers." -- Dr. Tim Huelskamp
May 18, 2017
In a letter signed by The Heartland Institute, the authors argue drug importation would ultimately harm patients.
March 1, 2005
Anyone who watches television or reads popular magazines knows the amount of money spent on advertising for prescription drugs has increased dramatically in the past few years.
February 1, 2005
An end-of-year Associated Press poll showed that, despite recent product withdrawals and reported health risks of popular medicines, U.S. consumer confidence in the safety of prescription drugs remains high.
April 1, 2002
State elected officials across the country, hard-pressed to keep expensive promises they made during the good economic times of the 1990s, are considering legislation that would force drug manufacturers to pay “supplemental rebates”to have their drugs
August 1, 2007
The following is an excerpt from the booklet More Choices, Better Health: Free to Choose Experimental Drugs, by Bartley J. Madden--the third in a several-part series. The complete booklet is also available online at http://www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?
December 5, 2006
(Chicago, Illinois - December 5, 2006) The U.S. Government Accountability Office is expected to release a study on direct-to-consumer advertising (DTC) of prescription drugs in the coming weeks.
December 1, 2004
Ten years ago, the multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca launched what was known inside the company as the Shark Fin Project.
September 1, 2004
In July, the U.S. House and Senate passed and sent to the president the U.S.-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
May 16, 2018
According to its mission statement, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for “advancing public health” by providing oversight to the drug development process.