Tag Archives: Pharmaceutical Companies

When Medicine Meets Capitalism – Crony Politics

Peter Pitts (left) and Robert GoldbergThe FDA Guerillas of Wonky DrugWonksby Evelyn Pringle / August 8, 2008 Former Bush Administration officials have formed a pharmaceutical industry guerilla group called the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, described on its … Continue reading

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HEALTH CARE : Bone Density Drugs Can Do More Harm Than Good

Big Pharma Pushes Drugs That Cause Conditions They Are Supposed to PreventBy Martha Rosenberg / July 24, 2008. Yet again, women are the industry’s main targets. Like gastroesophageal reflux and bipolar disease, osteopenia began to inflict millions when a drug … Continue reading

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HEALTH CARE : Do Cholesterol Drugs Do Any Good?

Graphic courtesy of Pharma Marketing.Statins: Looking at the statsBy Duncan Echelson / The Rag Blog / July 14, 2008 Statin pharmaceuticals are marketed ferociously on TV ads and by many MD’s. The statins are major money makers for the pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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