Check Up Archive: March, 2013

If markets are so great, try one for Pharma and Medicare

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In 2003 Gerard Anderson of Johns Hopkins University and Uwe Reinhardt from Princeton, together with two of their colleagues, published a study... Read more

Not so far from selling medicine in Conestoga Wagons

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An email from a reader last week contained a link to an article (see here) about the FDA's proposal to ease the efficacy and safety standards... Read more

Kids can confuse nicotine lozenges as candy mints

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In Chicago last month 16 elementary school children were taken to local hospitals with a sudden illness. The children were 9- and 10-year olds... Read more

I'm in my 30s and starting to notice some of my teeth are yellowing. Is this normal? What are safe ways to whiten?

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I'm in my 30s and starting to notice some of my teeth are yellowing. Is this normal? What are safe ways to whiten? Is there anything that I... Read more

How big pharma discourages innovation

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Big Pharma has been keeping itself afloat for some time on a number of myths. For several years, as investors saw the industry's business... Read more