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With pot and e-cigarettes, Big Tobacco is just waiting to inhale emerging mar...
17 Apr 2014 at 2:12am

Calgary Herald

With pot and e-cigarettes, Big Tobacco is just waiting to inhale emerging markets
Washington Times
Electronic cigarettes and marijuana could prove a vital breath of fresh air for the nation's fading tobacco industry. Desperate for new products and new customers as social and legal attitudes toward cigarette smoking have changed in recent decades, ...
E-cigarettes light up controversyAmerican Live Wire
Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, US data showReuters
Poll...

Founder of scandal-hit drugmaker Servier dies at 92 - Reuters
17 Apr 2014 at 1:25am

euronews

Founder of scandal-hit drugmaker Servier dies at 92
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - Jacques Servier, founder and president of France's second-largest drugmaker, has died before his trial over Mediator, a weight-loss pill at the center of the country's biggest public health scandal in years. The 92-year-old billionaire doctor, ...
Servier, lab founder in drug scandal, dies at 92Chron.com

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1st Trimester Antidepressant Use Tied to Autism Risk - PsychCentral.com
16 Apr 2014 at 5:53pm

Times of India

1st Trimester Antidepressant Use Tied to Autism Risk
PsychCentral.com
New Class of Antidepressant Drugs May be on Horizon A new Johns Hopkins study discovers an association between prenatal exposure to antidepressant medications, and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in boys.
Is it Time to Re-think Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy?eMaxHealth
Researchers speak to new study exposing link between SSRIs and autismUPI.com
Autism Is More Possible with Taking S...

Misdiagnosed: Docs' Mistakes Affect 12 Million a Year - NBCNews.com
16 Apr 2014 at 4:04pm

LiveScience.com

Misdiagnosed: Docs' Mistakes Affect 12 Million a Year
NBCNews.com
At least one in every 20 adults who seeks medical care in a U.S. emergency room or community health clinic may walk away with the wrong diagnosis, according to a new analysis that estimates that 12 million Americans a year could be affected by such ...
Misdiagnosis could affect 12M US adults annually, study findsModernHealthcare.com
1 in 20 adult outpatients misdiagnosed, study reportsBoston Globe
12 Million Misdiagno...

Free samples of prescription drugs are costly to patients, study says - Los A...
16 Apr 2014 at 3:59pm

NPR

Free samples of prescription drugs are costly to patients, study says
Los Angeles Times
Free samples of prescription drugs may seem like a great deal for patients. But even when doctors think they're doing patients a favor by handing out the freebies, the real beneficiaries are the drug manufacturers, according to new research in the journal ...
Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for PatientsPhilly.com
Free Drug Samples Prompt Skin Doctors To Prescribe Costlier MedsWUNC

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