pharmaceutical

Metformin
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Lynne Adkins
July 31, 2020 - 11:55 am
Researchers have found that a commonly used diabetes drug may help in the battle against Lou Gehrig's Disease. Read more here.
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A vial of the investigational drug remdesivir is visually inspected at a Gilead manufacturing site in the United States.
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April 29, 2020 - 11:25 am
A biotech company says its experimental drug has proved effective against the new coronavirus in a major U.S. government study that put it to a strict test. Read more here.
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Pharmacy
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Tim Jimenez
September 30, 2019 - 7:05 am
CVS Pharmacy has announced it will stop selling the the popular heartburn medicine Zantac and the store's generic brand because of a possible link to cancer.
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On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Kapoor was found guilty in a scheme to bribe doctors to boost sales of a highly addictive fentanyl spray meant for cancer patients with severe pain.
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May 02, 2019 - 9:19 pm
By Alanna Durkin Richer BOSTON (AP) — A pharmaceutical company founder accused of paying doctors millions in bribes to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray was convicted Thursday in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a stripper-turned-sales-rep to give a physician a lap...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
February 07, 2019 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a major victory for the pharmaceutical industry, Philadelphia City Council Thursday voted down a bill that would have regulated pharmaceutical sales representatives. City council likes to think of itself as progressive, passing bills to guarantee a fair workweek,...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
February 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council is expected to vote, this week, on a bill to regulate pharmaceutical sales representatives. The bill stalled in December after furious lobbying by the drug industry. The opioid epidemic inspired the bill, but its sponsor says it's designed to...
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In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo Steve Fagan, grower and collective owner of SLOgrown Genetics, attends to his organically cultivated cannabis at his farm in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif.
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December 27, 2018 - 9:13 am
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S...
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