Monthly Archives: November 2013

Media Myths About Mammograms

Like most married couples, my husband and I have a morning routine. I tend to get up first, shower, get dressed, get a cup of coffee, and make lunch. Dan is a little slower to get started, and likes to … Continue reading

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Punishing the Promoters

Earlier this week, the US Justice Department announced that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2 billion in fines and penalties for illegally marketing the drug Risperdal to doctors and patients. For nearly seven years, pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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