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  • Exclusive: Biogen prices hemophilia drug on par with older therapies

    (Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly approved long-acting hemophilia drug, Alprolix, to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually.
  • Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Set In East Hartford

    Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Set In East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — Residents may dispose of their unused or unwanted prescription medications on April 26 at the public safety complex. The Drug Enforcement Administration has set the national drug take-back day to provide an opportunity to safely...

    Top Hollande aide quits in conflict of interest row

    CLERMONT-FERRAND, France (Reuters) - A senior adviser to French President Francois Hollande quit on Friday over accusations of past conflict of interest linked to his work for pharmaceutical firms, adding to pressure on the unpopular Socialist leader...

    Supplements that may help curb hunger

    Supplements  that may help  curb hunger
    Dear Pharmacist: I am 90 pounds overweight and just began taking the medication Xenical. Is there another drug that works better? Are there any supplements you recommend? — J.M., Dallas, Texas Dear J.M.: Kudos to you for getting on the path to...

    Revisiting a debate: Does psychiatry overmedicate?

    PHILADELPHIA When Robert Whitaker's book, which questioned the extensive and long-term use of medications in psychiatry, was published in 2010, doctors treated him like a "heretic," he said. So it has been something of a vindication that people like...