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Pfizer’s keys to juggling 8 U.S. launches? Organization, accountability, clear goals

Think you’re busy? Take a look at Pfizer’s commercial team for oncology, which is currently launching four new drugs, three new indications for older drugs, and a biosimilar. And that’s just in the U.S. It’s taken some serious internal organizing on Pfizer’s part, but so far managing the multiple rollouts has been “done very well,”… Read More »

Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs  U.S. News & World Report CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. "Medicine|Pharmacology" – Google News

Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast Cancer – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast Cancer  U.S. News & World Report A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer  TIME Lower-fat diet reduces risk of dying from breast cancer, study says  Washington Post Low-fat diet helps reduce risk of dying from breast cancer, study finds  NBCNews.com Low-fat… Read More »

8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »

Most U.S. patients not using online medical portals

(Reuters Health) – Most people in the U.S. with health insurance don’t use the patient portals that are increasingly provided by doctors for online communication, a new study suggests. In a nationally representative survey, researchers found that nearly two-thirds of insured participants had not used an online medical portal in the past year. Disparities among… Read More »