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Congress puts pharma before patient safety with 21st Century Cures

A bill in Congress has several key provisions that would significantly weaken consumer protections and lead to patients being exposed to potentially unsafe or ineffective drugs and medical devices. Tell your Senators you support safe, effective, and affordable cures.

Categories: Drugs, Hip and Knee Replacement
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3 Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Your Medications

Learn the Risks and Benefits of Any Drug You Take Taking a new medication is a big deal. When a doctor recommends a new prescription, you should walk away knowing why it was prescribed and how you should monitor your symptoms after taking it. The more informed you are as a patient, the easier it will Continue Reading

Categories: Doctor Accountability, Drugs, Medical Errors
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