Tag Archives: pharmaceutical industry

Profit Rules

Judging by ads one would think that the drug companies are all about saving lives and improving the health of all human beings. One would be wrong. While it’s true that drug discoveries have greatly improved the effectiveness of treating … Continue reading

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Hey Doc, Is There A Generic For This?

What is the most profitable of all industries in the country?  Before I looked it up I might have said electronics or movies, or maybe even computer games.  But no, I won’t keep you in suspense, Dear Reader.  It is … Continue reading

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It Isn’t Nice To Fool Mother Nature

Yet another article on vitamin D!  It was in USA Today (3/31/2011).  The headline proclaims that “One-third aren’t getting benefit for heart, bones”. For years I have been seeing warnings about not getting enough vitamin D, with particular concern for … Continue reading

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