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Many drugs in short supply at hospitals, pharmacies
For a time this year, a psychiatric hospital run by the state of Maryland didn't have enough injectable drugs for...
Up to 1 in 4 Patients Skip Oral Cancer Drugs on Costs
High copayment costs prompt between 6% and 25% of oncology patients to forgo filling prescriptions for eight oral...
Coupons for patients, but higher bills for insurers
With drug prices rising and many people out of work, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly helping patients with...
What to tell patients when trials go awry
Joel Ross, MD, the founder/CEO of the Memory Enhancement Centers of New Jersey, makes his living enrolling subjects in...
Arsenal of antibiotics not being restocked
We have come to expect that modern medicine can cure just about any infection. But bacteria are finding ways to evade...
Drug studies funded by industry are more likely to yield good news
When weighing the results of a medical study it's important to consider who supplied money to conduct the research...
Senate panel bans payments to delay generics
In a defeat for the powerful drug lobby, a Senate panel approved legislation to prohibit drug companies from paying...
Castellani next PhRMA president
John Castellani, announced Tuesday as the new head of PhRMA, comes to PhRMA well-positioned for Washington in 2010, as...
$28M award in hormone suit
A jury awarded $28 million in punitive damages in Pennsylvania state court to a plaintiff who claimed her use of Pfizer...
Pfizer project looks at side effects
Pfizer Inc. is joining with two Boston hospitals to test whether computerized patient records can be used in helping...