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Drug Companies Now Have New Drugs to Treat the Side Effects of the Drugs They're Selling You

Poop! It’s funny! So when White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked to comment on a Super Bowl opioid-induced constipation “awareness” ad, paid for by the pharmaceutical companies which spent hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire a new constipation drug for painkiller users, soft giggles rippled through the press pit. Drug companies profiting off drug users who can’t ...

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Up To 90 Percent Of Adverse Reactions Unreported, Pharma Companies Search Social Media To Make Drugs Safer

Some reports show that up to nine out of 10 adverse reactions from drugs go unreported. In an effort to find those possible adverse drug reactions in medications, pharmaceutical companies are reportedly searching social media for a better chance at learning of potential adverse drug reactions. There are many potential adverse drug reactions that patients might not think of to ...

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Edward Snowden issues ‘call to arms’ for tech companies in secret SXSW meeting

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was a highlight of last year’s SXSW, where he gave one of his first public speeches. This year, Snowden was back at SXSW — but only a few people even knew it was happening. Snowden held a streamed question-and-answer session with roughly two dozen people from across the technology and policy world, which participant Sunday Yokubaitis, president ...

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Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies want to get 100 million students coding in one year

Google, Microsoft, and other major names in tech are joining together with the nonprofit Code.org in a major fundraising drive that hopes to introduce 100 million students to coding. Code.org wants to bring its computer science courses into tens of thousands of new classrooms over the next year, and it says that it’ll need $ 5 million in order to ...

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Feds Shut Down 52 Unsafe Bus Companies

Filed under: Travel, Transportation, U.S. Government, Travel Industry, Consumer Protection Mike Groll/APRecent bus crashes, such as this one last March in upstate New York, have prompted investigators to look into bus safety. By JUSTIN PRITCHARD LOS ANGELES — Federal bus safety regulators have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe outfits, including ...

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Marc Anthony & Jennifer Lopez Production Companies Sued Over ‘Q’Viva!’ — It’s a Grande Rip-Off

EXCLUSIVE Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez are a couple of show-stealing rip-off artists — so claims a guy who says their reality show “Q’Viva! The Chosen” was his idea … so he’s suing for $ 25 MILLION. John Jacobs filed the lawsuit in New York, claiming he contacted Marc Anthony Productions and J.Lo’s Nuyorican Productions about his show idea “Miami ...

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