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The Seven "Most Exciting" Drugs of 2012

By McCarton Ackerman

Forbes magazine makes some interesting picks in a list of Rx drugs approved by the FDA last year. MORE  

Big Pharma Hopes to Make a Diet-Pill Killing

By Sarah Beller

New weight-loss drugs are about to hit the market. But fears about potential side effects remain. MORE  

Newtown Tragedy Spotlights Mental Health Needs

By Sarah Beller

But the pro-gun lobby claims psych meds are responsible for such tragedies. MORE  

Big Pharma's Hold on Drug Research Hides the Truth

By Sarah Beller

Drug companies' close involvement in trials of their own products means we can't trust the results, an investigation shows. MORE  

Reckitt Pulls Its Suboxone Tablets From the US Market

By Jennifer Matesa

The pharma giant says its decision is due to concerns over child safety—not a desire to promote its more profitable Suboxone films. MORE  

"Pharmerging Markets" Drive Rx Drug Growth

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Drug spending is expected to keep growing fast in countries like China, India and Brazil. MORE  

Big Pharma Lied About Another Pain Pill

By Jed Bickman

Sound familiar? This time, it's a subsidiary of Pfizer withholding safety evidence on arthritis drug Celebrex. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 17, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Big Pharma will be forced to report its payments to doctors, Why teens are more prone to addiction and mental illness, and Signs that you might be addicted to change. MORE  

"Obama-care" Exposes Big Pharma's Dollars to Doctors

By Walter Armstrong

Obama'a new healthcare bill casts new light on a shadowy subject: Big Pharma's longtime practice of paying millions in bribes to physicians.  MORE  

Why Big Pharma is Causing the Adderall Shortage

By Moe Tkacik

A widespread shortage of the ADD pill is driving a nation of Adderall users to distraction. Naturally, it all comes down to drug company profits. MORE  

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