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PhillyPharma Archive: October, 2012
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Health & Pharma
Do yourself a favor: Look at your medicine bottle labels and make a list
Mon, Oct 15, 2012, 6:55 AM
Medicare open enrollment starts today and runs through Dec. 7. Part D, the prescription drug portion, is among the crucial pieces. A link...
GlaxoSmithKline to open clinical trials data and TB library to outside researchers
Fri, Oct 12, 2012, 8:22 AM
GlaxoSmithKline said it will make clinical trial data available to other researchers, breaking from the practice of other pharmaceutical companies...
Second NJ resident shows symptoms, second compounding pharmacy closes in Massachusetts
Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 8:34 AM
The Associated press and other outlets reported that a second compounding pharmacy, albeit also connected to New England Compounding Center...
Still in Jersey, but Merck moving HQ from Whitehouse Station to Summit
Tue, Oct 9, 2012, 10:34 AM
Merck said Tuesday morning that its cost-cutting efforts will now include closing its global headquarters building in Whitehouse Station, N...
Four former Synthes executives excluded from federal health-care programs
Tue, Oct 9, 2012, 7:51 PM
Four former executives of medical device manufacturer Synthes, Inc., who went to federal prison for their role in an illegal clinical trial...
CDC gives update on fungal meningitis
Tue, Oct 9, 2012, 6:48 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday the fungal meningitis outbreak attributed to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy...
Moneyball and Medicine
Mon, Oct 8, 2012, 6:27 AM
With the Major League Baseball playoffs now in full swing, the New England Journal of Medicine's piece entitled, "Moneyball and Medicine,"...
Teva: Facility in Northeast Philly still on hold
Fri, Oct 5, 2012, 10:00 AM
The big news for Teva Pharmaceuticals this week was.......still no shovels in the ground in North Philly. Ok, yes, the world's biggest seller...
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