Check Up Archive: July, 2012

Beware of the practice EpiPen

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by Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. Patients who keep an EpiPen on hand in case of a severe allergic attack need to know about a potentially dangerous... Read more

Pharma earnings and the implicit deal

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One might think that in both pharma and the equity markets, reality usually prevails over hyperbole and wishful thinking. In pharma, outcomes... Read more

The medical-industrial complex at work

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by Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. It isn't often that the toils of daily journalism permit a single story to specifically demonstrate how a major... Read more

Traveling safely with your medications

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by Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. When the weather heats up, many families head out for vacation destinations. Traveling on vacation can be hectic... Read more

Glimmers of good news relating to pharma

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by Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. Some cheerful news related to the pharmaceutical industry emerged on at least a couple of fronts last week. The... Read more

One Great Idea: A health care town hall

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Our One Great Idea series features a health care suggestion this week. The suggestion comes from Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D., Professor... Read more

Sponsored chat: Understanding minimally invasive spine surgery

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This chat was paid for by Laser Spine Institute. More than 80 percent of the U.S. population suffers from neck or back pain, and this often... Read more

Republicans Vote to Repeal Obamacare – Again and Again

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by Robert I. Field, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H. Breaking news!! The House of Representative voted to repeal all of Obamacare – for the 33rd... Read more