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Drug Companies Ignoring FDA Recommendations

Although the FDA provided advice to drug companies during the trial period of since-approved medications, much of it was ignored.

12/04/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Merck To Manufacture Potential Ebola Vaccine

Merck & Co., one of the world’s top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing.

11/24/2014

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Limiting The Influence Of Drug Companies On Medical Decision Makers

Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.

12/12/2013

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Viagra Users Can Now Buy Pill Online

Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill.

05/06/2013

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Microchip Technology Advancing Medical Research

A microchip that monitors bacterial growth in 3D is being used to study the effectiveness of drugs.

12/27/2012

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CBS 3 Exclusive: Whistleblower Speaks Out

Following the record $3 billion penalty GlaxoSmithKline will pay for inappropriately marketing drugs, 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl talked exclusively to a former employee at the center of the case.

07/03/2012

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