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    Heinz Dilemma Essay

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    A man’s wife is dying of cancer and there is one medicine that can save her. This drug rare as it is only made by one chemist, and as a result, the price is exorbitant, ten times the actual cost of production. The man cannot afford to pay it and must either forgo the chance to save his wife’s life, or undertake desperate measures. Now, this scenario could be viewed as Heinz Dilemma, a story often told in order to gauge the levels of moral reasoning, but unfortunately, it could also serve as an…

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    potential. This Act made these drugs illegal to use. When deciding whether to…

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    In the article "Drug diversion," author Danielle Wood addresses the unlawful distribution of prescription drugs, their negative impact, and the methods to lower these occurrences with certain prevention strategies. Although these medical drugs are usually beneficial, people have found detrimental uses for them, particularly as abused narcotics. This article presents the ever-growing problem of drug diversion in an attempt to enlighten people on the hazardous impact it has and how to disrupt it.…

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    Teva Industry Risks

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    The pharmaceutical and medications industry regarding the amount of time and money invested in developing new drugs is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. There are always a lot of researches, developments, and productions of new drugs in the industry of pharmaceutical; however, patients are able to find or get the medications either over the counter in a retail stores, pharmacies, and many other medical markets or by prescriptions. Consequently, medication usage is to…

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    of”, 2016, para. 4) Fish changing sex can lead to decreased ability to breed, which will shrink their population and affect other species that eat fish. There are other effects also causing concern. “Previous research has linked other pharmaceutical drugs in fish to slower reaction times to predators, altered eating habits and anxiety.” (Bienkowski, 2011, para.10) Again, these changes could seriously affect the population and health of fish, which will inevitably affect other…

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    The peer-reviewed article, EpiPen price hikes comes under scrutiny, by Rita Rubin reports the out lash towards the drug company Mylan and CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Heather Bresch, during recent years due to the increased price of EpiPen. “… since the drug company Mylan acquired EpiPen in 2007, its price has soared more than 400%, to just over US$600.” For many Americans, the fear of losing a loved one simply because they can no longer afford the medication is very real, as according to the…

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    The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to “enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States” (The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, 2017). The DEA received it legal authority from the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, usually termed the Controlled Substance Act (CSA) (The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, 2010). The DEA classifies drugs into groups of “schedules” represented by Roman Numerals…

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    Historians have referred the 1920’s as “The Roaring Twenties,” the “Jazz Age,” and the “Age of Normalcy.” Each of these labels imply different things. America in the 1920’s had a very diverse population. With a diverse population comes variegated cultural, social, political, and economic differences. However, these differences created a unified theme. The theme was change. There were political, consumer, social, and cultural changes in America through the 1920’s that exemplified this theme. The…

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    High Pharmaceutical Price

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    The cost of drugs in America have been increasing despite criticism from the population and public officials. The price for name brand drugs have raised 12% and pharmaceutical companies continue to increase the prices multiple times a year (Thomas, 2016). Pharmaceutical companies have profited on the price increases while insurers and employers pay more. The burden of the high drug prices is often seen first-hand by uninsured patients who pay the list price of the drug. What justifies the high…

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    In the field of biomedical research there many imperative careers that work together to reach a desired conclusion. One of these careers is a regulatory affairs specialist. Regulatory affairs specialists are a crucial part in ensuring that a client’s product meets the standards set up by various governments. Regulatory affairs specialists are needed in many biomedical industries, one of which is the pharmaceutical industry. A regulatory affairs specialist in the pharmaceutical industry has…

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