A week like any other in pharma

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Consider the following stories about the pharmaceutical industry that emerged in just the past week. Then decide how you would characterize... Read more

Book answers questions about nursing home coverage in Pennsylvania

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Gene Sauers began working at the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare on Feb. 17, 1964. The Beatles had appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show... Read more

3 takeaways from a summer of pharma price gouging

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During the summer a lot of media attention has focused on the dramatic price increases of certain medications. Some of those medications... Read more

How to stop a cardiac killer without drugs or surgery

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Atrial fibrillation is a common cardiac problem, with an estimated 5.2 million Americans experiencing it in 2010, and as many as 12 million... Read more

Does informed consent justify risk of surgical procedure?

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Last month the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study showing that the demise of morcellation in gynecology... Read more

Labor Day lessons from Mylan's EpiPen price gouging

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When a pharmaceutical company creates a scandal, its media relations personnel and so-called independent observers invariably come forward... Read more

One-third of Pennsylvanians considered obese

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Nearly one third of adults in Pennsylvania and a quarter of those in New Jersey are considered obese and at increased risk of diabetes and... Read more

Huge dinosaur is on the move with virtual reality

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What was it like to see a 65-ton dinosaur lumber across the earth? Check out this virtual reality documentary from Drexel University film... Read more