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Spend Money to Make Money-Big Pharma Sets Record for Number of .

According to drug companies and their trade groups spent a record $155 million on lobbying the past 18 months. Issues that top the list for spending include Medicare prescription drug ..
(April 03, 2007)
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Heart Drugs Just as Affective as "Stenting"

A new study released Monday in the New England shows that using heart medication is just as affective as a procedure called “stenting” which requires surgery and is much more invasive. Stenting ..
(March 27, 2007)
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Common Painkillers Raise Blood Pressure in Middle-Aged Men

A study published in a recent issue of the Archives of International Medicine show that the tree most commonly used painkillers in America such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and aspirin may increase ..
(March 01, 2007)
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Health Care Spending to Double by 2016

According to HealthDay News, new forecasts made by the federal government predict that health care spending will grow from 2.1 to 4.1 trillion dollar by 2016, approximately on fifth of our gross ..
(February 20, 2007)
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A Nap a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

According to recent research, a nap after lunch just might save your life. A study released from Harvard School of Public Health as well as research from Athens reported that Greeks who took a 30 ..
(February 13, 2007)
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President Bush Supports Price Negotiations

A recent article on Merrill Goozner’s blog GoozNewz points out that President Bush recently endorsed drug price negotiations. Many have thought the president to be staunchly opposed to letting ..
(February 06, 2007)
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Teen Pregnancy Rate Hits All-Time Low-Unmarried Pregnancies Up

The teen pregnancy rate in America has hit an all-time low, while pregnancy out of wedlock has hit a unprecedented high. The rate of caesarian section births has also hit an all-time and the rate of ..
(February 04, 2007)
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What is Bird-Flu?

Over the past year, Bird Flu has been pasted on the headlines of every major media outlet in the nation. It seems like everybody is worried about it, but when I ask, no one can tell me exactly what ..
(January 25, 2007)
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Pfizer Stocks Fall

According to Money, Pfizer stock plummeted today because, “investors were spooked by earnings news and disappointment with earnings from pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. ” Despite the strong ..
(January 21, 2007)
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Observational Studies Produce Inconsistent Results

Authors of a new study published in the January 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association show that results can differ enormously depending on the type of statistical analysis each ..
(January 17, 2007)
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Off Label Drug Use Marketing

When a drug is approved by the FDA for a specific use, pharmaceutical companies are only allowed to market the drug for that use. Any drug may be prescribed by a doctor for any use, including uses ..
(January 09, 2007)
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Big Drug Deal

No, this isn’t a deal behind a warehouse for an illegal substance. A merger between CVS Corp. and Caremark RX can continue to move forward today after an announcement by Caremark RX that it ..
(January 07, 2007)
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Controversial Treatment Gives Patient Higher Quality of Life ..

In Seattle, a 9 year old girl named Ashley is affected by a disease called static encephalopathy. This disease confines Ashley to her bed, not allowing her to walk, talk, or move her own body. She is .
(January 04, 2007)
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