September 28, 2009 Antibiotics are the biggest source of adverse drug reactions in kids, especially those younger than 4.
September 25, 2009 The Senate Finance Committee defeated a proposal that would have hiked the concessions of pharmaceutical companies in a health overhaul.
September 21, 2009 The regulator of health products is looking for help in crafting guidance on how companies should behave online.
September 10, 2009 Study says 8 percent of articles published in top medical journals in 2008 had ghost authors. A major concern is ghostwriting arranged and paid for by the drug industry?
September 3, 2009 A former Pfizer sales rep bothered by company marketing practices will get more than $50 million for helping the government recover $2.3 billion.
September 2, 2009 An internal drug company document lays out how a blockbuster is made.
September 2, 2009 The drug company is expected to pay about $2.3 billion to settle federal charges of marketing excesses, mostly for the painkiller Bextra.
August 26, 2009 Britain rejects an appeal seeking coverage for some expensive new drugs to treat kidney cancer.
August 10, 2009 Drug industry support for marketing President Obama's plan may seem surprising until you consider all the new customers an expansion of insurance coverage might bring to pharmacies.
August 6, 2009 Worried about changes to health overhaul plans, the drug industry got assurances it would not have to give up more than $80 billion over 10 years.
August 5, 2009 Documents recently unsealed in litigation over Wyeth's menopause drug Prempro show how company-paid ghostwriters shape the medical literature.
August 4, 2009 Antidepressants have surpassed blood pressure pills as the most prescribed drugs in the land.
July 23, 2009 The cost of influencing the health care debate? $40 million and counting, according to the drug industry.
June 25, 2009 Morning Rounds: Cancer, contraception and fraud in the news.
June 17, 2009 FDA's New Commissioner Margaret Hamburg tells Robert Siegel today she wants to move the agency into the 21st century and she's "delighted" to take on tobacco
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